Hip replacement

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The report presents a summary of the reimbursement situation for total and partial hip replacement in Europe. The following indications will be considered:

  • coxarthrosis;
  • osteonecrosis.

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:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • England (UK)
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

Manufacturers of devices for open hip replacement include:

  • Aimedic MMT
  • Altimed
  • Amplitude
  • Arzzt
  • B. Braun Medical
  • Beijing Chunlizhengda Medical Instruments
  • Beznoska
  • Biotech-Medical Group
  • Biotechni Orthopédie
  • C2F implants
  • Corentec
  • Corin
  • Dedienne Sante
  • DePuy Synthes
  • EgiFix
  • Elite surgical
  • Euros
  • Evolutis
  • Exactech
  • FH Orthopedics
  • Groupe Lépine
  • Imeco. Implantes Ortopédicos
  • JRI Orthopaedics
  • LimaCorporate
  • Marle Orthopaedics Manufacturing
  • Medacta Corporate
  • Meril
  • MicroPort
  • Ortho Development
  • Ortosintese
  • Peter Brehm
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Stryker
  • Surgival
  • Tst Tibbi Aletler San. Ve Tic. Ltd
  • X.NOV Medical Technology
  • Zimmer Biomet

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