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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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Updates on Clinical Commissioning Work Programs in England

On January 07, 2021, NHS England published an update of the Specialized Services Policy Pipeline (covering period October 19, 2020 - December 08, 2020).

Three types of Work Programmes exist:

  • Clinical commissioning policy work program;
  • Specialized commissioning service specification work program;
  • Commissioning-through-Evaluation work programs.

Updates were only made in the clinical commissioning policy work program. Two new Clinical Commissioning Policies were added to the work program; however, only one related to med-tech - Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR) for locally advanced inoperable non-metastatic pancreatic cancer

Six new policies were published, five of which concern med-tech:

See the full details in English here.

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