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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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Thirty project ideas for Innovation Funding were accepted by the G-BA Innovation Committee in Germany

06 Dec 2021

On November 12, 2021, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has announced the selection of thirty project ideas for Innovation Funding of the new forms of care within the framework of the two-stage application process. A total of 123 project ideas were received, and only thirty were accepted.

The twenty-eight project ideas that were accepted concerned the following topics:

  • Further development of care through digitization: 6
  • Interdisciplinary or cross-sectoral supply networks and pathways: 12
  • Psychotherapeutic care for vulnerable groups: 5
  • Prevention and care of serious mental diseases: 2
  • Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for the improvement of care: 1
  • A good start in life with networked care: 2

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

The selected participants can now submit the full applications required for project funding by the G-BA Innovation Fund by May 31, 2022. The Innovation Fund supports this phase with a maximum of €75,000. The Innovation Committee is expected to decide on the projects that will actually receive the funding during the fourth quarter of 2022.

The full details in German can be found here.

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