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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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Specialized Commissioning Clinical Commissioning Policies Work Programme updated in England

On September 01, 2022, NHS England published an update of the Specialized Services Policy Pipeline (as of August 24, 2022). Two new MedTech-related Clinical Commissioning Policies were added to the work program:

  • Transcatheter edge-to-edge repair of the mitral valve (Percutaneous Mitral Valve Leaflet Repair) for secondary mitral regurgitation in adults;
  • Pectus surgery for really severe pectus (cardiac compression + syncope).

The development of the policy on long-term left ventricular assist device therapy for advanced heart failure (all ages) was paused as new evidence is expected to be published in the autumn that would affect the policy proposition.

The status of ongoing policies was updated as well.

See the full details here.

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