Transcatheter mitral valve repair using plication of the mitral annulus for mitral regurgitation. European reimbursement report
Report presents summary of the reimbursement situation for a transcatheter mitral valve repair using mitral annulus plication for mitral regurgitation. Procedure is used in situations of functional mitral regurgitation, when valves do not have any structural defects or degeneration. Plication is used to reduce size of annulus, which leads to alleviation of symptoms of mitral regurgitation.
The report explores reimbursement situations for procedure in 11 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. The report includes information about reimbursement systems for medical devices, procedure coding for target procedure, diagnosis coding, payment mechanisms, reimbursement tariffs, policy considerations by payers and policy-makers as well as restrictions on indications or scenarios for use of target procedure.