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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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Two more health apps obtained reimbursement in Germany

In March 2023, two more health apps were introduced in the Directory of digital health applications (DiGAs) at the Federal Office for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) and thus became reimbursable. These apps can be prescribed by physicians and psychotherapists and will be reimbursed by sickness funds.

On March 5, 2023, the "priovi - digitale Unterstützung der Borderline-Behandlung" health app, developed by GAIA AG, Germany, was introduced. "priovi - digitale Unterstützung der Borderline-Behandlung is a web-based health app for patients with a borderline personality disorder with manifestant disease and who are at least 18 years old. The health app conveys methods and exercises from cognitive behavioral therapy and, in this context, builds on the techniques of schema therapy. The app is available in German with a tariff of €855.82.

The "Novego: Ängste überwinden" reimbursable health app, developed by IVPNetworks GmbH, Germany, was introduced in the Directory on March 24, 2023. "Novego: Ängste überwinden" is an online psychological support program for people suffering from anxiety. The program is based on the methods of cognitive behavioral therapy, which are individually tailored to the anxiety symptoms of the participants. The content is prepared in a comprehensible and creative way and presented in a varied way in the form of texts, videos, audios, and interactive exercises. The app is available in German with a tariff of €219.98.

The full details in German can be found here (priovi - digitale Unterstützung der Borderline-Behandlung) and here (Novego: Ängste überwinden).

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