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.

    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

    It is also possible to add analysis in Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Russia and Turkey.

    Manufacturers and developers of the technology include:

    • Edwards Lifesciences (CardioBand)

    Table of content

    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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