Transcatheter annuloplasty ring for mitral regurgitation

Mitral valve procedures
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Report presents summary of the reimbursement situation for a transcatheter annuloplasty ring for mitral regurgitation. The method is transcatheter alternative of open surgery placement of annuloplasty ring.

Manufacturers and developers of the technology include:

  1. Edwards Lifesciences (CardioBand)

Report includes essential information about reimbursement and national funding of the transcatheter annuloplasty ring for mitral regurgitation, 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

1.    Introduction and summary
2.    Executive summary table
3.    Contents
4.    Methodology
5.    Reimbursement analysis in Austria

5.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
5.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
6.    Reimbursement analysis in Belgium
6.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
6.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
7.    Reimbursement analysis in Denmark
7.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
7.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
7.2.1.    Procedure coding 
7.2.2.    Diagnosis coding
7.2.3.    Payment mechanism and reimbursement tariffs
8.    Reimbursement analysis in England
8.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
8.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
8.2.1.    Procedure coding 
8.2.2.    Diagnosis coding
8.2.3.    Payment mechanism and reimbursement tariffs
8.2.4.    Policy considerations    National commissioning by NHS England
9.    Reimbursement analysis in France
9.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
9.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
10.    Reimbursement analysis in Germany
10.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
10.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
10.2.1.    Procedure coding 
10.2.2.    Diagnosis coding
10.2.3.    Payment mechanism and reimbursement tariffs
10.2.4.    Policy considerations
11.    Reimbursement analysis in Italy
11.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
11.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
11.2.1.    Procedure coding at national level
11.2.2.    Diagnosis coding
11.2.3.    Payment mechanism and reimbursement tariffs at national level
11.2.4.    Payment mechanism and reimbursement tariffs at regional level
12.    Reimbursement analysis in the Netherlands
12.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
12.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
13.    Reimbursement analysis in Norway
13.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
13.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
13.2.1.    Procedure coding 
13.2.2.    Diagnosis coding
13.2.3.    Payment mechanism and reimbursement tariffs
14.    Reimbursement analysis in Sweden
14.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
14.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
14.2.1.    Procedure coding 
14.2.2.    Diagnosis coding
14.2.3.    Payment mechanism and reimbursement tariffs
15.    Reimbursement analysis in Switzerland
15.1.    Overview of the reimbursement system
15.2.    Reimbursement for transcatheter annuloplasty ring
15.2.1.    Procedure coding 
15.2.2.    Diagnosis coding
15.2.3.    Payment mechanism and reimbursement tariffs
15.2.4.    Policy considerations    Restrictions for percutaneous interventional treatment of severe mitral valve insufficiency in the Health Benefit List
16.    Disclaimer


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