Cardiac resynchronization therapy
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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for cardiac resynchronization therapy.
Both Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Pacemaker (CRT-P) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D) are considered.
Reimbursement analysis will cover the following procedures:
- Implantation of CRT system
- Replacement of CRT system
- Removal of CRT system
The following indications will be considered:
- Congestive heart failure
- Ventricular tachycardia
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:
- England (UK)
It is also possible to add analysis in Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Russia and Turkey.
Manufacturers of devices for cardiac resynchronization system (CRT and CRT-D) include:
- Abbott Vascular (Quadra Allure, Quadra Assura)
- Biotronik (Inventra 7HF-T, Intica CRT-DX ProMRI, Ilvia -HF-T QP ProMRI, Etrinsa 8HF-T, Edora 8 HF-T QP)
- Boston Scientific (Dynagen X4, Inogen, Momentum, Resonate, Vigilant, Valitude X4, Intua, Invive)
- MicroPort (Reply, Platinium)
Table of content is not available at the moment. Report is still ongoing.
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