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As many as 60 million people may have sleep apnea in the United States—and 80% of are undiagnosed and untreated. The costs of untreated sleep apnea are staggering—$149.6 billion annually. Add in a pandemic, and home sleep testing matters more than ever. Read what Itamar Medical CEO Gilad Glick had to say about the process.



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Strengthen Your Outsourcing
Many home health agencies have been forced to dedicate all of their available resources to addressing COVID-19. Office staff may be at home, and those who are able to work are likely needed to handle other responsibilities and take care of patients. Outsourcing coding and other tasks can help relieve the burden on staff. Here are eight questions to ask potential partners.

Billing for Sleep Testing
During the past six years, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has made at least five reports regarding improper or questionable billing for sleep studies or polysomnography. In a recent report regarding polysomnography billing, the OIG found, among other items, that some providers’ documentation was incomplete and some attending technicians or technologists lacked the required credentials or training certifications. So how do you bill for sleep testing? Read on to find out.

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