CPAP Therapy

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    Medicare Coverage for CPAP & Supplies

    Are you enrolled in Medicare or have patients who are? We reviewed Medicare coverage for sleep studies here. In this post, learn about Medicare Part B coverage for CPAP and other PAP therapy (Part B covers certain doctor’s services, out patient care, medical supplies and preventative services). Does Medicare cover CPAP and other PAP therapy for sleep … Read More »

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    Best Online CPAP Support Groups and Resources

    CPAP is hard. Proper education during the set-up and beyond is critical. Another key factor for success is support from your healthcare provider, family and friends, or other CPAP users (here’s our post about a study that shows patients with family support have better CPAP compliance). In this blog post we provide info about five … Read More »

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    Sleeping Outside and Camping with CPAP

    For me, camping is all about sleeping outside- both the challenges and the rewards. It has taken our family years of trial and error to find exactly the right sleeping arrangements (10 person tent for the 5 of us, queen-sized self-inflating air mattress, flannel sheets, heavy down comforter and kids on their own cots). Camping is … Read More »

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    Will my Insurance Cover CPAP? Frequently Asked Questions About Coverage

    If you have a diagnosis of sleep apnea, your insurance company will probably cover the cost of your CPAP or bi-level PAP device; however, coverage varies from plan to plan and so do authorization requirements. Read more about insurance coverage below. We’ll answer the basic questions, like what will I have to pay?, rental vs. … Read More »

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    Help! I Can’t Afford CPAP. Where To Find Low-Cost or Free CPAP Machines and Supplies.

    Don’t have health insurance? Did you just find out that CPAP isn’t covered by your insurance? Are you experiencing financial hardship and need a CPAP machine or supplies? Need a backup device or a second device for traveling? Here’s a list of organizations that provide low-cost or free CPAP, APAP and bi-level machines and supplies … Read More »

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    Sleep Apnea Patients Must Show PAP Compliance Before Device Purchase or Resupply

    If you’ve received a new PAP device to treat your sleep apnea in the past 12-18 months, you likely have a device that can be enabled to wireless transmit your usage data to your smartphone, your physician, your medical equipment provider and even your health insurance company. Why? How? What does this mean for patients and their … Read More »