Diagnostic endoscopic procedures on the lower gastrointestinal tract

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Gastrointestinal
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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for diagnostic endoscopic procedures on the lower gastrointestinal tract for benign and malignant diseases in outpatient settings.

The following procedures will be considered:

  • Colonoscopy
  • Rectoscopy
  • Anoscopy

The report will consider both stand-alone diagnostic procedures and in combination with biopsy of lesions.

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 endoscope equipment for the lower gastrointestinal tract include:

  • Alltion (Fiber-CS)
  • Aohua Ednoscopy (FHD-CL, VCC)
  • EndoChoice (Fuse)
  • Endomed Systems (Duo, Combo-3)
  • Fujifilm Holdings Corporation (Eluxeo EC, RU, EI, EC)
  • Huger Endoscopy System (CVE)
  • Interscope (EndoRotor)
  • KARL STORZ GmbH & Co. KG (Silver Scope, Tele Pack X GI, Troidl Silver Scope)
  • Olympus (EVIS EXERA-CF, PCF, SIF, CHF-V)
  • Pentax medical (RetroView, MagniView EC, G‑EYE, FCP‑9P)
  • SonoScape (ES-500, EC-430, EC-330)

Table of content is not available at the moment. Report is still ongoing.

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