Course Description

German Healthcare System

Course Description:

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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Learning Objectives:

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

Who Should Enroll:

Medical device professionals needing to understand the basics of the German healthcare system are encouraged to participate in this course.

Prerequisite Knowledge/Requirements:

The following course is required:

  • Introduction to European Funding and Reimbursement Systems (ID 134)

Subject Matter Expert:
Graham Stokoe

35 min

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