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Digital Health Applications (DiGA)

With the Digitale-Versorgungs-Gesetz (DVG; Digital Healthcare Act), digital health applications (DiGA), also known as medical apps, can be reimbursed by German statutory health insurance. Ecker + Ecker provides advice on:


Reimbursement strategy

  • Review of legal requirements 
  • Analysis of studies required to prove positive healthcare effects 
  • Early advice with involvement of BfArM


 Listing in the DiGA directory

  • Supporting the listing in the DiGA directory of BfArM 
  • Compilation of all documents needed for the listing application
  • Analysis of ongoing assessment procedures


Generation of evidence

  • Evaluation of available studies
  • Development of suitable study designs and evaluation concepts
  • Preparation of study protocol and SAP


Negotiation of reimbursement price

  • Development of the negotiation strategy
  • Support in the negotiation with GKV-SV
  • Price modelling
  • Concepts for direct contracts with health insurance funds



Please contact

Dr. Claudia Pütz

Dr. Claudia Pütz
Phone +49 (40) 41 33 081-12