This online on-demand 18-minute seminar gives a comprehensive understanding of the hospital reimbursement landscape for medical devices in Spain. Available as pre-recorded webinar or full presentation in Acrobat PDF
Spain has a large population and a relatively big potential for medical device companies.
However, Spain has a completely different reimbursement and funding environment from other European countries. Hospitals are mainly financed via a global budget principle, and there is no reimbursement system in place.
The key to the introduction of novel technologies is acceptance at the hospital. Clinical evidence and budget impact data have the highest importance for obtaining coverage of the technologies. Some technologies with a big impact on public health could benefit from endorsement at the level via inclusion into Common Package of Benefits – Spanish benefit catalog.
Our seminar can help you to navigate the hospital-based funding environment for medical devices in Spain.
Key stakeholders are reviewed, including payers (regional ministries), policy-makers (Ministry of Health, regional ministries, Interterritorial Council of National Healthcare System), advising organizations (Commission of Benefits, Assurance and Financing, and health technology assessment bodies)
Payment models in the hospital sector are reviewed, including global budget and diagnosis-related groups, principles of budget allocation
Role of Common Package of Benefits, principles of development of the Package, the role of individual stakeholders, the role of health technology assessment in the introduction of medical devices
A separate comprehensive overview of the organizational and financing framework of screening methods (e.g. breast and cervical cancer screening) in Spain
Some topics are not specifically covered in this seminar: a reimbursement for medical aids (devices for home use) and in-vitro diagnostic tests, funding of capital equipment.
Topics that are not covered in this seminar will be included in future courses. You can subscribe to our newsletter and inform us about your particular interests at the main page of the Market Access Academy.
One option is to watch the seminar, which is provided as a pre-recorded webinar. The duration of the webinar is 18 minutes. Seminar is available for 6 months
You can also access just the educational material - the full presentation of the seminar in Acrobat PDF
This 1-minute extract presents overview of the payment models in hospital settings in Spain