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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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    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 »

  • Why is it Important to Choose an In-Network Provider? Learn the Facts.

    Out-of-network services: a nasty surprise ($150 vs $1,200) A study from the Kaiser Family Foundation of Americans who had trouble paying their medical bills found that 32% received care from an out-of-network provider that insurance wouldn’t fully cover and 21% of respondents did not know that their provider was out of network.  Why is it important to choose an … 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 »

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    How We Reduced Our Appointment No-Show Rate to 7%

    Cost of Missed Appointments At Advanced Sleep Medicine Services, like most healthcare providers, we go through a lot of work (data entry, insurance verification, scheduling, assigning staff) before each patient appointment. It kills us when the patient makes it all the way through this process and then no-shows to her appointment. We could focus on attracting a … Read More »