Computed tomography in ambulatory settings

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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for computed tomography (CT) in ambulatory settings.

Both computed tomography with and without contrast is considered.

All procedure codes will be provided in the analysis.

When fee for service payment model is used, all fees for available reimbursement codes will be provided.

When DRG payment model is used, reimbursement analysis will cover the following indications:

  • CT of head in cerebral infarction
  • CT of chest in interstitial lung disease
  • CT of abdomen in nephrolithiasis

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

Policy analysis will include reimbursement decisions and health technology assessments for stand-alone CT imaging method. Recommendations for CT imaging as part of broader evaluations or clinical guidelines is not be 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 equipment for computed tomography (CT) in ambulatory settings include:

  • Anke tech (Anatom)
  • Asahiroentgen (Alphard)
  • Canon Medical System Europe
  • Carestream (OnSight 3D Extremity System)
  • CT Imaging (BREAST-CT)
  • CurveBeam (Inreach)
  • DIGIRAD (DIGIRAD CARDIUS XACT)
  • FUJIFILM (FCT SPEEDIA HD)
  • Gamma Star
  • GE Healthcare (REVOLUTION FRONTIER)
  • Genoray (Volux)
  • I-Cat (I-CAT Precise)
  • iCRco (Clariscbct)
  • Koning Corporation
  • Mediso (ANYSCAN)
  • MinFound Medical Systems
  • Neurologica (BODYTOM)
  • Philips Healthcare (Gemini)
  • Planmed (Verity)
  • PointNix (POINT I 3D)
  • SinoVision (INSITUM)
  • Scanco Medical (XTREMECT)
  • Vatech (Pax-Flex3D)
  • Xoran (Minicat)

 

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