In Billing
Jul 17th, 2019
Obstructive sleep apnea causes those who suffer from it to sleep poorly and always feel tired. Obstructive sleep apnea is also indicative for heart problems and complications. It is not a good idea to ignore obstructive sleep apnea and the potential problems that it may be causing to one’s body. Inspire Medical System’s Inspire® therapy ...
In Billing
Jul 12th, 2019
UnitedHealthcare, one of nation’s leading health plans, will provide coverage for Inspire, Inc.’s novel obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) therapy starting in August. This determination comes almost one year to the day after Aetna agreed to cover Inspire’s neurostimulation device. And over the past year, BlueCross BlueShield joined the movement and is now offering several plans ...
2019 was my first AAPC National Conference since 2008. Although there were many big changes since 2008, a few major differences I noticed particularly were that the size of attendance has quadrupled, and the education quality, as well as the food quality has gone up. One of the coolest additions to HEALTHCON since I first ...
In CMS
Mar 5th, 2009
Evidence shows the use of certain sleep tests to confirm an obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) diagnosis in patients who present with known signs and symptoms improves health outcomes and are reasonable and necessary, according the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS: HST for OSA Nationally Covered was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by ...