||The medical supplier wanted to maximise the reimbursement level of its woundcare product range throughout Europe. There were five key countries to be considered, each with their own criteria for reimbursement in terms of product specifications.
||The reimbursement criteria at product specification level were compared and contrasted for all products in the medical supplier’s portfolio. The common elements were agreed and then actions taken on the elements where differences existed. In some cases a country-specific size of a product was manufactured to take advantage of the reimbursement size classifications. In other cases a component of the product was changed to retrofit the product into a more profitable reimbursement category.
||A range of woundcare products with minor modifications and maximum reimbursement levels in several countries.