German Healthcare System
This course provides an overview and key features of the German healthcare system, how it handles new medical devices, the German Diagnosis Related Groups (G-DRG) system, and Health Technology Assessment (HTA).
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Upon successfully completing this course, learners will be able to:
- Comprehend how the G-DRG system operates and its importance for medical device companies when developing reimbursement strategies
- Identify the various mechanisms that allow new technologies to be funded and paid for, including NUBs, supplementary payments, and other approaches depending on the type of technology
Medical device professionals needing to understand the basics of the German healthcare system are encouraged to participate in this course.
The following course is required:
- Introduction to European Funding and Reimbursement Systems (ID 134)