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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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Timelines for submission of suggestions for DRG change in Switzerland

SwissDRG has released the application form for suggestions for DRG change in 2017.

Applications will be collected between 29th of May and 10th of July 2017. SwissDRG will use cost data from 2016 for analysis. Procedural classification (CHOP) from 2016 and diagnosis classification (ICD-10-GM) will be used for development of the version 8 of the DRG system.  

Approved changes will be implemented in 2019. 

More information about application procedure can be found here