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Cost-efficient European adaptations of global health economic models

Experience with model adaptations in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the UK

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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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Thirteen applications for Innovation Funding were accepted by the G-BA Innovation Committee in Germany

On April 5, 2023, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) announced the selection of thirteen applications for Innovation Funding for the development or further development of the clinical guidelines. A total of 31 applications were received in response to the funding announcement of June 27, 2022, and thirteen of them were accepted.

The thirteen applications that were accepted concerned the following topics:

  • Care in more frequent illnesses with cross-sectoral coordination needs: 5;
  • Care for target groups with special needs (e.g., children, young people, elderly and/or people in need of care, gender-specific characteristics, people with disabilities, ethical aspects): 6;
  • Intensive care of critically ill patients: 2.

The initial overview of the new projects is expected to be published on the Innovation Committee's website in May 2023.

The full details in German can be found here.

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