Sleep Review Rolls Out Top Sleep Doctors 2011

Sleep Review last week debuted the Top Sleep Doctors 2011 recognition program, which will highlight neurologists, pulmonologists, and other sleep medicine professionals who are redefining best practices and shaping the face of this industry. Sl

OIG Keeps Close Eye on Sleep

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) singled out payments for polysomnography and sleep testing in its fiscal year 2011 Work Plan. The Work Plan states that the OIG will review the appropriateness of Medicare payments for sleep studies, ex

AASM Preps Response to 2011 Fee Schedule Final Rule

Last week, a notification to American Academy of Sleep Medicine members from AASM President Patrick Strollo, MD, warned physicians that the 2011 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule would reduce payments for physician services unless Congress takes

ResMed Reports Record Financial Results

ResMed Inc achieved record revenue and income for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, driven by strong sales of the S9 AutoSet and Elite products, the S9 Escape series, and mask sales across the board. “Globally, our growth in flow ge

CMS Issues Interim Final Values for Sleep Codes

CMS published its interim final values for sleep testing on November 2, 2010, as part of Medicare’s Final Part B Physician Fee Schedule for 2011. Although the sleep code values are to be effective January 1, 2011, CMS is offering the publi