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Sleep Study Reimbursement: How to Claim Your Piece of the Pie

Posted on 29. Apr, 2009 by in Hot Coding Topics

Medicare promises to cover facility and home-based testing — as long as you meet these criteria.

Thanks to the green light CMS gave sleep testing in March, you may have an easier time receiving reimbursement for sleep studies–provided you meet certain guidelines for the types of patients you test and the equipment you use. Here’s what’s on your plate.

Which will bring in more reimbursement for your practice? Home sleep studies or lab studies. Jill Young answers all your C-PAP questions.

New: CMS announced March 3 that it will cover specified sleep tests that pulmonologists use to confirm the diagnosis in patients who have clinical signs and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (327.23). The agency will...

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