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French continue moves to cut reimbursement abuse

This article was originally published in Clinica

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The French government is expanding its TIPS reimbursement list to cover more implantable medical devices as part of a move to counteract invoicing abuse. The move to increase and regulate the TIPS list began after a series of violations in the mid 1990s when revelations of companies selling orthopaedic prostheses in excess of the fixed price led to some 20 companies being closed.

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