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Bronchial thermoplasty

Jun 2019

MTRC has released European reimbursement report for bronchial thermoplasty in severe bronchial asthma in 11 EU countries

The report presents a summary of the reimbursement situation for bronchial thermoplasty in severe bronchial asthma in Europe. The only reimbursement within public / statutory health insurance systems is considered. The analysis covers procedure coding, payment mechanism, reimbursement tariffs and policy restrictions in 11 EU countries including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. It is also possible to add analysis in the Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Romania, Russia and Turkey.
Feb 2019

Med Tech-related technology assessments from NICE in December 2018

In December 2018, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published one new diagnostic guidance (for tumour profiling tests to guide adjuvant chemotherapy decisions in early breast cancer), two new interventional procedure guidance (for transcutaneous neuromuscular electrical stimulation for oropharyngeal dysphagia in adults and bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma), and four MedTech innovation briefings.