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Strategic analysis of the sufficiency of evidence to obtain reimbursement and HTA approval in Europe and recommendations about evidence generation

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Reimbursement summary for angioplasty of arteries of lower extremities

This post presents an extract from our reimbursement analysis for angioplasty of arteries lower extremities using plain and drug-coated balloons (DCBs) for peripheral artery disease in England, France and Germany. Plain balloon angioplasty is reimbursement via DRG solely and DCBs are reimbursement via combination of DRG and add-on reimbursement.
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Ninety-one applications for innovation funding of the projects for new forms of care were received in Germany

On May 27, 2024, the Innovation Committee at the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) announced that ninety-one applications (project ideas) for innovation funding of the projects for new forms of care were received.

The ninety-one applications that were received concerned the following topics:

  • Models of oral health in people in need of care and people with disabilities: 6;
  • Outpatient care in healthcare: 4;
  • Further development of cross-sectoral care facilities and care networks: 13;
  • Digital support concepts to strengthen accessibility in the healthcare system: 5;
  • Domestic and sexual violence – care and prevention: 9;
  • Data and algorithm-based decisions in general practice – new care concepts for strengthening guideline-compliant care: 3;
  • Improving care processes in rescue services and emergency and acute care: 11;
  • Improving care processes through data-based needs identification and design of care pathways: 16;
  • Care models to strengthen nicotine or tobacco cessation: 4.

Also, twenty applications were received for the open-topic funding announcement.

The Innovation Committee is now expected to decide which project ideas can be submitted for a full application in the fourth quarter of 2024.

The relevant funding announcements were published on March 22, 2024, with the submission deadline on May 22, 2024.

The full details in German can be found here.

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