Turkish reimbursement system for medical devices and IVD tests

This online on-demand seminar gives a comprehensive understanding of the hospital and out-patient reimbursement landscape for medical devices and IVD tests in Turkey. Provided in the form of the presentation in Acrobat PDF

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Turkey is an interesting and complex market for medical technologies.

Country with a large population and advanced health care service provides on one end, and complex, rigid reimbursement system, complicated by the macro-economic conditions. 

There is only one aspect of market access in Turkey, which is creation of the Healthcare Implementation Communique (SUT) code for a novel procedure and medical device, as well as change of the price over time.

A new service must be introduced in one of the annexes of the SUT in order to be reimbursed. There are no transparent processes of introduction of new services into Annexes of SUT. Also, the system generally lacks the revision of the national reimbursement prices for procedures and devices.

DRG system exists in Turkey, but it is not used for case-by-case reimbursement, and mostly used for benchmarking purposes.

We offer a seminar on critical elements of the hospital and out-patient reimbursement system for medical devices and IVD tests in Turkey that can guide your decision-making about the introduction of novel technologies into this market.

What topics are reviewed?

Key stakeholders and their role in reimbursement processes

Key stakeholders are reviewed, including payers, policy-makers, advising organizations (health technology assessment) and support bodies

Money flow and hospital payment system

Money flow and distribution of funds, specifics of funding of public (subordinate to Ministry of Health) and university hospitals, role of DRG, innovation funding schemes

Details of the Healthcare Implementation Communique

An overview of the Healthcare Implementation Communique, review of individual Annexes

Specifics of the process of update of the Healthcare Implementation Communique

An overview of the process to update the Healthcare Implementation Communique

Specifics of reimbursement of out-patient services

An overview of the reimbursement model for services (including IVD tests) in the out-patient settings

Additional modules

Reimbursement model for IVD tests

Specifics of reimbursement of IVD tests in hospital and ambulatory settings

What topics are not covered?

Some topics are not specifically covered in this seminar: reimbursement for medical aids (devices for home use), funding of capital equipment.

The introductory presentation also does not include all the details of reimbursement application processes.

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.

How is the seminar delivered?

Presentation in Acrobat PDF

At the moment, you can only access the educational material as the full presentation of the seminar in Acrobat PDF

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