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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 UNCAM decision on the update of NABM Nomenclature for IVD tests published in France

06 Jan 2023

On December 16, 2022, a decision of the National Union of Health Insurance Funds (UNCAM) relating to the update of the NABM Nomenclature for IVD tests was published in the Official Journal of the French Republic. Various changes were introduced, including the inclusion of new codes, modifications of the existing ones, and tariff changes.

Among the newly-introduced seven codes, there are the following:

  • 0032 “Control cytopathological examination of cervical smear for organized screening” with a tariff of €14.85;
  • 0033 “Liquid-phase control cytopathological examination [single-layer technique] of cervical smear for organized screening” with a tariff of €14.85;
  • 0034 “Immunocytochemical examination of cervical smear or tissue with 1-2 antibodies, without signal quantification for individual screening” with a tariff of €48.06;
  • 0035 “Immunocytochemical examination of cervical smear or tissue with 1-2 antibodies, without signal quantification for organized screening” with a tariff of €48.06.

See the details in French here.

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