Cardiac pacemakers

Series
Cardiac electrophysiology
Status
Published
Date
Number of report
050

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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for cardiac pacemakers.

Both single- and dual-chamber pacemakers are considered. Use of pacemakers is considered in complete atrioventricular block and obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Reimbursement analysis covers the following procedures: implantation, replacement and removal of pacemaker.

The only reimbursement within public / statutory health insurance systems is considered.

Report includes essential information about reimbursement and national funding, including:

  • Brief overview of reimbursement system for medical devices
  • Procedure coding for technology
  • Diagnosis coding
  • Payment mechanism for technology
  • Reimbursement tariffs for technology
  • Restrictions in indications or scenarios for use of technology
  • Policy considerations by payers and policy-makers about technology

Reimbursement information is provided for the following geographies:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • England (UK)
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

It is also possible to add analysis in Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Russia and Turkey.

Manufacturers of devices for cardiac pacemakers include:

  • Abbott Vascular (Assurity MRI, Endurity MRI)
  • Biotronik (Enitra, Effecta, Epyra, Estella, Evia, Edora)
  • Boston Scientific (Essentio, Accolade, Ingenio, Advantio, Vitalio)
  • Qinming Medical (Qinming)
  • MicroPort CRM (Kora, Reply, Esprit)
  • Medico S.p.A. (Gea, Hera, Eos, Sophos, Helios, Mythos, Easy Plus)
  • Medtronic (Azure, Advisa MRI, Adapta, Micra, Revo MRI SureScan, Sensia, Versa, EnRhythm, EnPulse, Sigma, Kappa)
  • Pacetronix (Tiranga, Pinnacle, CHARAK, Pinnacle-R)
  • Vitatron (Vitatron)

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