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Reimbursement summary for angioplasty of arteries of lower extremities

This post presents an extract from our reimbursement analysis for angioplasty of arteries lower extremities using plain and drug-coated balloons (DCBs) for peripheral artery disease in England, France and Germany. Plain balloon angioplasty is reimbursement via DRG solely and DCBs are reimbursement via combination of DRG and add-on reimbursement.
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Seventeen applications for Innovation Funding were accepted by the G-BA Innovation Committee in Germany

On December 15, 2021, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has announced that seventeen applications for Innovation Funding of the new forms of care were accepted.

The seventeen applications that were accepted concerned the following topics:

  • Further development of care structures and processes: 5;
  • Care models for regions with special structural requirements: 2;
  • Integration and networking of rehabilitation measures to increase the success of the treatment of statutory health insurance services: 2;
  • Care models for patient pathways: 5;
  • Data-based care models for people with chronic diseases in outpatient care: 2;

Also, the Innovation Committee will fund one project from the open-topic area.

The initial overview of the new projects is expected to be published on the Innovation Committee's website at the end of January 2022.

The full details in German can be found here.

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