Deep brain stimulation
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The report presents a summary of the reimbursement situation for deep brain stimulation. Indications include Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, essential tremor, cluster headache, and epilepsy.
Clinical scenarios include uni- and bi-lateral implantation of electrodes, implantation of DBS system, adjustment/programming of stimulator, removal of stimulator, and replacement of battery of pulse generation.
The only reimbursement within public / statutory health insurance systems is considered.
The report includes essential information about reimbursement, including:
- Brief country-specific overview of reimbursement system
- Procedure coding for technology
- Diagnosis coding
- Payment mechanism for technology
- Reimbursement tariffs for technology
- Restrictions on indications or scenarios for the use of technology
- Policy considerations by payers and policy-makers about technology
Reimbursement information is provided for the following geographies:
- England (UK)
- The Netherlands
It is also possible to add analysis in Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Russia and Turkey.
Manufacturers of the deep brain stimulation devices include:
- Medtronic (Activa)
- Abbot Vscular (Infinity, Brio, Libra)
- Boston Scientific (GUIDE DBS, Vercise)
- Neuropace (RNS System)
- Aleva Neurotherapeutics (directSTIM, spiderSTIM)
- Deep Brain Innovations (DBI) (TOPS)
- Beijing Pins Medical Co (PINS brain pacemaker)
- SceneRay Corporation (DBS system)
- Med-Ally (VersaStim IPG Platform)
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