Seminar Agenda

Monday, 30 October

08:00

Registration 

09:00–10:30

Session I - Healthcare Systems and Reimbursement Basics

Origins and principles of healthcare systems based on private health insurance (US), statutory health insurance (Germany, France, The Netherlands) and National Health Service (UK, Italy, Spain).

Relevant stakeholders and their interactions, the language of reimbursement, settings and why does it matter.

10:30–11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:30

Session II - Reimbursement Mechanisms, Physician’s Office

The inner workings of reimbursement in the physician’s office.  
Applicable reimbursement mechanisms, pros and cons.

12:30-13:30

Lunch Break

13:30-15:00

Session III - Reimbursement Mechanisms, Hospital Inpatient

The inner workings of reimbursement in the hospital inpatient setting.  
Applicable reimbursement mechanisms, pros and cons.

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-17:00

Session IV - Lean Medical Device Startup

Learning from other companies’ pitfalls.  
Integrating reimbursement criteria in medical device development, clinical study design and pricing strategy.

17:00

End of Day One

 

Tuesday, 31 October

08:00

Registration 

09:00-10:30

Session V – Market Access (US)

How to navigate the US healthcare system when seeking reimbursement for a new medical device - A structured process.

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:30

Session VI – Market Access (Germany, France, Italy, the UK)

How to navigate the four main EU markets when seeking reimbursement for a new medical device - A structured process.

12:30-13:30

Lunch Break

13:30-15:00

Session VII – Synchronizing Reimbursement with Regulatory Strategy

A short regulatory path ≠ optimal reimbursement.  How to synchronize regulatory strategy and clinical development plan without interfering with reimbursement goals.

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-16:30

Session VIII and Closing Remarks

Questions and Answers

16:30

End of Seminar