Sleep Researchers Turn to Indiegogo for Down’s Syndrome Study

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.

NGS to Reject CPAP Claims with Code CO-4

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.”

Winx Product Coding Assigned in January HCPCS Update

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).

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7 Tips for Selecting an Accreditor

When embarking on the accreditation process, it’s crucial to select an organization that meets the specific needs of your facility.

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7 Rules for Growing Sleep Service Offerings

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.

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Not-So-Friendly Competition

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.