The economic burden of undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea is nearly $150 billion dollars, according to a new study from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
DARIEN, Ill. – Undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea costs nearly $150 billion annually in the United States, according a new report commissioned by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is urging Oklahoma Medicaid program to reinstate coverage for sleep studies and CPAP devices for adult patients.
CHICAGO – There’s definite room for improvement when it comes to communication between physicians and providers, stakeholders say.
It always catches me by surprise when I am reading an article in a mainstream magazine (in other words, pretty much anything but my de riguer copy of HME News) and I happen upon a story featuring someone I've interviewed for HME News.
DARIEN, Ill. – It’s back to the drawing board for the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) in its efforts to expand the role of physicians in sleep therapy.
Dr. Sam Fleishman knows that when it comes to efforts to allow physicians to provide CPAP devices, it looks like he’s trying to push HME providers out of the loop (see related story, page 1).
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