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ASAA receives funding for study

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03/24/2016

WASHINGTON – The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Board of Governors has approved a three-year, $2.5 million demonstration project called the O2VERLAP Study, the American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA) has announced.

No link between CPAP and glycemic control, study says

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03/11/2016

MELBOURNE, Australia – CPAP therapy may not improve glycemic control for people with Type 2 diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea after all, according to a new study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Sleep Specialists device used in OSA study

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06/11/2015

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. – Sleep Specialists’ Zzoma Positional Device was used in a study researching cost effectiveness of positional therapy to help treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the medical device company announced yesterday.

Study promotes primary care for sleep apnea patients

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05/07/2015

LLEIDA, Spain– A new study has found that monitoring patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSA) in a primary care setting is equally effective as monitoring them in sleep units.

In brief: MACs miss standards, health spending stays low

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01/10/2014

BALTIMORE – Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) failed to meet one-quarter of CMS’s performance standards, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

Contractor clarifies respiratory policy

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11/25/2013

WASHINGTON – Medicare does not reimburse for home oxygen used specifically to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) because it is not the primary treatment for that disease, even if beneficiaries cannot tolerate PAP devices, CGS Associates said in a recent FAQ sent to providers.

Theravent hits milestone in sleep disorder treatment

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10/30/2013

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Theravent’s sleep apnea treatments have now been used for more than 4.5 million nights, the company announced Oct. 29.

OSA could lead to more heart disease in women, study says

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10/25/2013

LOS ANGELES – Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) disrupts body functions controlling blood pressure, heart rate and sweating, more so in women than in men, according to a new study from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing.

Study: CPAP reduces risk of death from COPD, sleep apnea

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08/16/2013

DARIEN, Ill. – Researchers have found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy reduces the mortality rate of those with both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), referred to as overlap syndrome.

Study: OSA increases risk of sudden cardiac death

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06/12/2013

WASHINGTON – A moderate case of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can significantly increase a person’s risk for sudden cardiac death (SCD), according to a large study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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