The DiGA Fast Track is Germany’s new, structured way for digital healthcare solutions (German: DiGA) to get access to the German statutory healthcare system, reaching more than 75 million citizens.
Since May 2020, the online application form for DiGA at BfArM (Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices – German equivalent to the FDA) is live. DiGA that successfully pass the application process can be prescribed by any German physician and psychotherapist, DiGA manufacturers get reimbursed by the German statutory health insurers.
The health innovation hub (hih), the think tank financed by the Federal Ministry of Health, was sparring partner for the Ministry as well as BfArM during the development and implementation of the DiGA Fast Track and is communicating the new regulation to various stakeholders.
On 16th of September 2020, we will host the English-speaking “International DiGA Summit” targeting digital health companies, policy makers and payer representatives from across the world to outline the DiGA Fast Track in detail, present the process towards approval and be there for extensive Q&A.
Our goal is to get the best, innovative healthcare solutions worldwide into the German healthcare system for the benefit of all patients.
Why should you attend this International DiGA-Summit?
- You will find out what kind of digital solutions qualify as a DiGA
- You will learn about the application procedure at the Federal Institute of Drugs and Medical Devices
- You will be able to ask live questions to experts
- And much more!
A detailed agenda will follow soon.
Further background on the DiGA Fast Track can be found here in our blogpost on the Germany speaking DiGA Summit in April.