Cochlear implants for hearing loss
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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for cochlear implants for hearing loss.
The only reimbursement within public / statutory health insurance systems is considered.
The 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)
Manufactures for cochlear implants for hearing loss include:
- Advanced Bionics (HiFocus, HiRes Ultra 3D)
- Cochlear (Nucleus Profile Series)
- MED-EL (Maestro)
- Microson (M6 BTE P)
- Oticon (NEURO SERIES)
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