Home Sleep Testing Gets Medicare Approval

NorCal RespiratoryHome Sleep Testing, Medicare

BALTIMORE March 17, 2009 – CMS (Medicare) issued its final decision memo on home sleep testing. The agency’s reconsideration of the national coverage determination for CPAP therapy now allows for home testing for obstructive sleep apnea. “Our revised policy provides more options for Medicare beneficiaries and their treating physicians,” stated Kerry Weems, CMS’ acting administrator. While there were some surprises, … Read More