AiM is the market access and reimbursement specialist for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Founded in 2007 and based in Lörrach, Germany, AiM has already implemented over 800 projects to date.

Medical device inventors receive comprehensive support, from clinical trial planning to product lifecycle management. AiM assists with:

  • Pre-launch market analysis (evaluation of market entry options, identification of market sectors).
  • Health Technology Assessment (HTA) simulation and preparation:
    • evaluation of study design and protocol
    • dentification of HTA evaluation criteria for the respective indication and procedure
    • gap analysis
    • recommendations on HTA requirements)
    • accompaniment of G-BA method evaluation
    • compilation and accompaniment of G-BA applications for wound dressings and drug-alike medical devices
  • Clinical trial planning (advice on study design and statistics)
  • Reimbursement options (reimbursement and pricing, parallel reimbursement pathways, reimbursement and market entry schedule, risk assessment with regard to the HTA process (G-BA method assessment))
  • NUB applications (Neue Untersuchungs- und Behandlungsmethode - new examination and treatment methods)
  • ZE applications (Zusatzentgelt - supplementary charge)
  • DRG applications
  • OPS code applications (operations and procedure codes)
  • Digital health applications (evaluation of reimbursement methods, DVG (Digitales-Versorgungs-Gesetz), applying for inclusion in the DiGA directory, reimbursement of combined digital products)

For more information, please contact AiM:

Marie-Curie-Straße 8
D-79539 Lörrach
T: +49 7621 705 105 0

Reimbursement of Medical Devices in Germany

Our guide explains the basic principles of the German reimbursement system and gives an overview of the German market and healthcare system.

We have up-dated our guide in 2023, please find the most recent developments about reimbursement of medical devices in Germany and current market access data here:


Reimbursement of Medical Devices in Germany