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Digital health is a dynamic field with a significant amount of innovation. Digital health technologies include solutions for tele-consultation, remote monitoring, connected devices, digital platforms and health apps.
While health apps are becoming of high interest to patients, healthcare providers and payers, it takes time for reimbursement systems to adjust and introduce a payment mechanism for health apps.
Reimbursement is one of the key barriers for the adoption and wide dissemination of health apps.
In this report, the leading European Med Tech consultancy MTRC summarized information about current and future administrative and reimbursement landscape for health apps in the countries with the most advanced payment systems for E-health in Europe.
A syndicated 105-page report includes information on the current administrative framework for health apps, current reimbursement framework, examples of reimbursed apps, the role of health technology assessment, upcoming changes in the reimbursement systems.
Reimbursement information is provided for the following geographies:
- The Netherlands
See more information and obtain sample pages here.
Table of content is not available at the moment. Report is still ongoing.
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