Diagnostic endoscopic procedures on the upper gastrointestinal tract

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

The following procedures will be considered:

  • Esophagoscopy
  • Gastroscopy
  • Duodenoscopy

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 upper gastrointestinal tract include:

  • Alltion (Fiber-GIS)
  • Aohua Ednoscopy (FHD-GT, VGT, VME)
  • Cogentix Medical (PrimeSight)
  • Cook Medical (Shooter Saeed, Shooter Universal Saeed)
  • Endomed Systems (Duo, Combo-2)
  • Fujifilm Holdings Corporation (Eluxeo EG, ED)
  • Huger Endoscopy System (GVE)
  • Interscope (EndoRotor)
  • IntroMedic (E.G. Scan)
  • KARL STORZ GmbH & Co. KG (Silver Scope, Tele Pack X)
  • Olympus (EVIS EXERA-Gif)
  • Pentax medical (MagniView EG, Transnasal EG, G-EYE)
  • SonoScape (EG-330 series)
  • Stryker Corporation (1588 AIM)

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