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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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The timelines for updating the National Genomic Test Directory in 2022/23 are now defined in England

14 Jul 2022

The National Genomic Test Directory lists genomic tests commissioned by NHS England via Genomic Laboratory Hubs. Three documents are available specifying tests codes, clinical indications, the technology by which tests are available, and eligibility criteria for patients:

  • National Genomic Test Directory for cancer;
  • National Genomic Test Directory for rare and inherited diseases;
  • Rare and inherited disease eligibility criteria.

In June 2022, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) defined timelines for the evaluation of applications to update the National Genomic Test Directory in 2022/23. Applications can be submitted at any time throughout the year:

  • Applications submitted before August 31, 2022, will be reviewed and considered for inclusion in the April 2023 update to the Test Directory;
  • For applications submitted after August 31, 2022, NHSEI will confirm the application review timeline with the applicant. Applications submitted after August 31, 2022, may not be reviewed until the 2023-2024 evaluation period;
  • An updated version of the Test Directory will be published in April each year, including the changes recommended via the evaluation process.

Applications can be submitted via email to

See the full details here and supporting materials here.

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