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04
Jul 2024

Recommendations about add-on reimbursement for medical devices in France in June 2024

The French National Authority for Health (HAS) released new recommendations about add-on reimbursement of medical devices and medical aids from the meetings of the National Commission for Evaluation of Medical Devices and Health Technologies (CNEDiMTS) in June 2024. Twelve recommendations were published concerning the registration of medical devices or modification of registration conditions/extension of indications for the medical devices in the List of Reimbursable Products and Services (LPPR). Opinions concern cardiovascular and endocrine devices, as well as medical aids.
07
Jun 2024

Recommendations about add-on reimbursement for medical devices in France in May 2024

The French National Authority for Health (HAS) released new recommendations about add-on reimbursement of medical devices and medical aids from the meetings of the National Commission for Evaluation of Medical Devices and Health Technologies (CNEDiMTS) in May 2024. Seven recommendations were published concerning the registration of medical devices or modification of registration conditions/extension of indications for the medical devices in the List of Reimbursable Products and Services (LPPR). Opinions concern neurovascular, neuromodulation, endocrine, ophthalmology, and orthopedic devices, as well as medical aids.
23
May 2024

PECAN tariffs for digital medical devices with therapeutic function released in France

On April 25, 2024, the Ministry of Labor, Health, and Solidarity published an Order in the Official Journal of the French Republic setting the tariffs for digital medical devices with therapeutic functions covered within the early digital support (PECAN) scheme. The tariff for the manufacturer will include an initial lump sum of €435 per patient billable for up to 3 months and a subsequent monthly package of €38.30. The maximum amount of financial compensation is €780 per year per patient.
17
May 2024

2025 HAS work program applications announced in France

On April 18, 2024, the French National Authority for Health (HAS) announced the submission of requests for registration in the 2025 HAS Good Practice Recommendations Work program – for professional organizations and in the 2025 HAS Work program – for patient associations.
14
May 2024

Recommendations about add-on reimbursement for medical devices in France in April 2024

The French National Authority for Health (HAS) released new recommendations about add-on reimbursement of medical devices and medical aids from the meetings of the National Commission for Evaluation of Medical Devices and Health Technologies (CNEDiMTS) in April 2024. Eighteen recommendations were published concerning the registration of medical devices or modification of registration conditions/extension of indications for the medical devices in the List of Reimbursable Products and Services (LPPR). Opinions concern cardiovascular, neurovascular, gastrointestinal, interventional radiology, nephrology and urology, neuromodulation, and orthopedic devices, as well as medical aids.
30
Apr 2024

2024 DRG tariffs published in France

On April 18, 2024, the Ministry of Labor, Health, and Solidarity published the Order in the Official Journal of the French Republic, setting DRG tariffs and tariffs for other packages and supplements for 2024. New tariffs are applicable from March 1, 2024.
22
Apr 2024

Decree relating to the RIHN framework reform published in France

On March 31, 2024, the Ministry of Labor, Health, and Solidarity published a Decree in the Official Journal of the French Republic relating to the conditions of coverage of innovative IVD tests within the RIHN framework, which should facilitate the transition from the RIHN framework to regular reimbursement via the NABM Nomenclature.
17
Apr 2024

Intra-DRG list updated in France

On April 8, 2024, the updated version of the intra-DRG list of April 6, 2024, was published. One new device was registered, and other changes concerned modifying the registration conditions and renewing registration or extending the registration.