Endovascular repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
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The report presents a summary of reimbursement situation for endovascular repair (EVAR) of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
Sample pages are provided for an older version of the report. Before delivery to the client, the report is updated to the current state (e.g., 2022 coding, tariffs, and policy considerations).
Only EVAR for unruptured aneurysm is considered.
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:
- England (UK)
It is also possible to add analysis in Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Russia and Turkey.
Manufacturers of devices for aortic stent graft for treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm include:
- Bolton Medical (Treovance)
- Cook Medical (Zenith Flex)
- Cordis (Incraft)
- Endologix (Nellix, Ovation iX, Powerlink, Eptfe AFX, AFX2)
- Gore (Excluder)
- Lombard Medical (Aorfix)
- Medtronic (AneuRx, AAAdvantage, Talent, Endurant II)
- Vascutek (Anaconda)
Table of content is not available at the moment. Report is still ongoing.
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