Researchers in Edinburgh, Scotland, have been undertaking a large survey of adults with Down’s syndrome and sleep-disordered breathing. The majority of sleep research has been conducted in the general population, which means many people with other health problems such as Down’s syndrome are excluded.
Effective April 1, 2014, National Government Services will begin rejecting claims for CPAP equipment and accessories with American National Standards Institute (ANSI) code CO-4, “procedure code is inconsistent with the modifier used, or a required modifier is missing.”
The ApniCure Inc Winx Sleep Therapy System uses continuous low suction delivered to the oral cavity via a fitted mouthpiece to move the soft tissue and increase the size of the airway in the retropharynx and oral cavity. Winx is a treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) (ICD-9 327.23).
The industry’s leading AOs share the most commonly asked questions from inquisitive providers.
When embarking on the accreditation process, it’s crucial to select an organization that meets the specific needs of your facility.
Sleep Review and Needham & Co’s first quarter survey reveals that HST and APAP use grows, while sleep center bed numbers decline.
Treating only garden-variety OSA will stunt success. Whether you want to launch a PAP adherence program or a cognitive behavioral therapy group, apply these strategies for sustainable growth.
The time has never been better to incorporate HST into your practice. A sleep medicine program director explains your options and offers a case study of a successful model.
There are many different types of non-compete agreements, and this sample contract contains restrictive covenants for distance, geographic area, and length of time upon termination of the employment agreement:
Non-compete agreements are becoming standard provisions in employment agreements by and between sleep labs, DME companies, sleep technologists, and physicians. A healthcare lawyer explains what’s generally included and what it means to you.