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The NUB procedure is a structured straight forward application process. The optimal preparation, however, does take some time – get expert support for your NUB application now, so that you are ahead of the game.

The BVMed Academy online seminar will teach you all the important basics you need to know about the German healthcare system and the special features of the social insurance system.

Your technology has reveived NUB status 2?

Check whether and how reimbursement might be achieved for your innovative technology in the German healthcare market.

The portal for the new hospital road mapping is online, but why does it generate so many errors and who is to blame?

The successful launch of medical devices in Germany is complex and requires a sound strategy. Aside from product development and licensing, the reimbursement and market access strategy plays a decisive role.

You have developed an innovative medical technology - but how do you establish it successfully on the German market? Our experts will work with you to develop the optimal reimbursement and market access strategy for the German healthcare market.

On April-26-2024, Healthcare Heads will offer expert advice at the 4C Accelerator online workshop on “Proof of Benefit for Reimbursement”.

Support the reimbursement for your medical technology with sustainable coding information for your technology!

DMEA - Europe's leading event for digital health, takes place on April 9-11.

The contracting parties have agreed on a federal base rate of 4,210.59 € for the year of 2024.

Sunny easter greetings from the Healthcare Heads team.

Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach describes the current situation at the DRG Forum but fails to provide a perspective.

Healthcare Heads informs at today’s MDMA call about the contents of the 3-13-24 draft of the German healthcare reform act, and the possible effects.

Little seems to be working in the German healthcare system at present. Even the established application procedure for OPS and ICD classifications with BfArM is experiencing technical difficulties.

The Institute for the Hospital Reimbursement System published a new version of the 2024 DRG catalog on its website on 2-26-2024.

Most current data on the German healthcare system ready for market analyses.

Healthcare Heads has been invited to give the members of the MDMA an update on the current situation of the German Healthcare Market.

Agreement in mediation committee on Hospital Transparency Act

The DRG Forum, Germany’s primary event about hospital financing, will take place on March 21 and 22, 2024.

On February 21st, the Federal Council Conciliation Committee will negotiate the Hospital Transparency Act.

288 of the requested procedures for NUB (new examination and treatment methods) were assessed with "NUB status 1".

Hybrid-DRGs cannot be reimbursed.

Time is running out for the Hospital Reform Act while the dispute continues.

After being criticized by the opposition last week, Federal Minister of Health Lauterbach blames the federal states.

Learn about the German health insurances’ reimbursement system in this virtual compact seminar.

We are looking forward to building success and creating new opportunities with you in 2024.

We wish you Happy Holidays and would like to thank you for your trust and confidence in us in 2023.

On Dec-21-2023 InEK presented the final report

on the continuing development of the aG-DRG-

System for the year 2024.

With the fictitious Federal Base Rate (BBFW), it is now possible to calculate the reimbursement for therapies and treatment cases for 2024 in Germany.

The InEK starts application process for proposals of medical, scientific, and other expert’s input for the 2025 aG-DRG system.

InEK publishes the definition handbooks for the aG-DRG version 2024

The “revolution” of the German hospital reform continues – just not that fast.

The Institut for the hospital remuneration system in Germany – the German DRG Institute (InEK - Institut für das Entgeltsystem im Krankenhaus GmbH) published the data for the aG-DRG version 2024 on November 14, 2023.

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We look forward to connecting with you and meeting you at ISPOR Europe.

We look forward to connecting with you and meeting you at ISPOR Europe.

All about Reimbursement in the German Healthcare System.

HcH, together with Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Dr. h.c. Thomas Bschleipfer published an article on robotic-assisted surgery in Germany in the July edition of KU.

The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices in Germany (BfArM) published the final version of the ICD-10-GM for 2024.

Take the chance with the NUB-proposal process to receive Reimbursement for your innovative therapy within the next eight weeks.

Current information and opinions on the planned hospital reform in Germany.

BfArM published the preliminary version of the OPS version 2024 on the 15th of August 2023.

Review of the HcH Summer Meeting 2023.

The BfArM has published the preliminary version of the ICD 2024 on the 27th of July 2023.

The NUB procedure 2024 will start soon!

The InEK has published the catalog with investment valuation ratios for the DRG charge area as well as for the PSY charge area for the year 2023.

In our download area we provide you with the dossier.

Now is the time to start the NUB-process for 2024!

Now is the right time to apply for an OPS (Operation and Procedure Code) for your innovative medical therapy.

2 medical services were evaluated with “NUB-ATMP status 1”.

The planned agreement between the federal and state governments on the hospital financing reform in Germany for June 29th, 2023 did not succeed.

The German hospital system is facing significant challenges and undergoing a comprehensive transformation process.

Look ahead and start planning for 2024 now.

Now is the time to start the NUB-process for 2024!

Compilation from the DRG proposal process for 2024

With experience and know-how to the optimal result: Prepare now for the upcoming NUB proposal process and use our professional support to achieve an optimal result.

Via this online e-Learning you will learn everything what you need to know about the NUB Reimbursement.

With a specific Reimbursement Analysis individually conducted by our experts, you improve your chances of Market Access on the German healthcare market.

Information is accumulating for an upcoming crash of the planned hospital reform.

Health Minister Prof. Lauterbach has announced an ambitious program of legislative projects since taking office. These - so reports the German physician journal in its expenditure of 05.05.2023 shift themselves „apparently in many places still around…

The Federal Ministry of Health has published the digitization strategy for healthcare and nursing.

Make sure to get a second opinion on your NUB-claim and back up your reimbursement strategy.

Today Healthcare Heads prepares a complete online training on Reimbursement and Market Access for the German healthcare market in cooperation with the Forum Institut.

If you want to know everything about the NUB procedure, you should not miss this offer.

Read the HcH Easter Newsletter 2023 with the latest information on Reimbursement and Market Access.

Agreement on Hybrid-DRGs between the contracting parties failed, substitute action by the health ministry expected.

Sunny easter greetings from the Healthcare Heads team.

The contracting parties have agreed on a Federal Baserate of 4,000.71 € for 2023.

We are there!

DRG Forum 2023 in Berlin.

Even with a NUB status 2, appropriate reimbursement for innovative medical devices can be achieved.

271 medical services were evaluated with "NUB status 1”.

HcH presents the topic "Introduction to the G-DRG System.”

We are looking forward to a joint successful 2023.

We wish you a happy holiday season and thank you for your support in 2022.

The BfArM has published the ICD-10-GM 2023: Corrigenda.

HcH presents the topic "German Healthcare Market" as part of the European MedTech ecosystem.

Hospital financing in Germany is to be revolutionized with uniform hospital levels, service groups and maintenance lump sums.

The InEK opens the proposal process for the involvement of medical, scientific and other expertise in the further development of the aG-DRG system for 2024.

The Institut for the hospital remuneration system in Germany – the german DRG Institute (InEK - Institut für das Entgeltsystem im Krankenhaus GmbH) published the data for the aG-DRG version 2023 on November 24, 2022.

"Now is the time for fundamental hospital reform" (Prof. Karl Lauterbach).

HcH published article on the topic of "Robotic Assisted Spine Surgery" in the October issue of KU.

Do you plan the market access of your medical device in Germany and are visiting the Medica? Meet us there!

Now is the right time to start an OPS-code application for your innovative medical therapy.

The German procedural classification (OPS) is used to code surgeries and procedures in medicine. Application for specific OPS codes is possible.

BfArM published the final version of the OPS 2023 on October 27th.

Newsenselab, the manufacturer and distributor of the medical app "M-Sense", is threatened with high repayments to health insurance companies.

InEK published the PEPP Reimbursement catalog and other documents on Oct. 13, 2022.

The InEK published the German Coding Guidelines version 2023 on 13.10.2022.

The Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices in Germany (BfArM) published the final version of the ICD-10-GM for 2023.

The Federal Joint Committee excludes antibody-coated and drug-eluting stents from reimbursement in the statutory health insurance system in Germany.

HcH and the FORUM institute are producing e-learning on NUB in English.

A short overview of changes of the OPS -2023 with regards to content.

Take the chance with the NUB-proposal process to receive Reimbursement for your innovative therapy within the next eight weeks.

BfArM published the preliminary version of the OPS version 2023 on the 16th of August 2022.

Today, an updated version of the dossier (in German) is available in our download area.

The BfArM published the preliminary version of the ICD 2023 on July 27th 2022.

IBR report contains information on the calculation of investment costs of DRGs and PEPPs.

Now is the time to start the NUB-process for 2023!

3 NUB ATMP therapies became NUB status 1.