What is a sleep study and why am I having one?

The sleep study is a safe, painless, and simple evaluation of how your body functions during sleep. We provide you with a complimentary take home sleep study where you sleep as you normally would in the comfort of your own home.

The study can provide a detailed evaluation to determine if you have a sleep disorder. If you do have a sleep disorder, it is important to be diagnosed and treated. Untreated sleep disorders can contribute to other diseases and conditions such as; stoke, heart attack, high blood pressure, and depression.

A common sleep breathing disorder, Obstructive Sleep Apnea(OSA), is caused by the airway closing and preventing the flow of air into the lungs. The resulting pauses in breathing can occur 30 times or more per hour. Without effective treatment, people with OSA may be at risk of developing a number of serious health concerns. Because of the excessive daytime sleepiness that exists with OSA, drivers who are untreated can become a hazard to themselves and others while on the road.

Where are sleep studies held?
You will come into one of our Sleep Therapeutics offices where you will be given a take home sleep study device.
We now have a new option where we can send your sleep study device

How long will it take?

The set-up process for the study takes about 30 minutes.

 

How long will it take to get my results?
On average, results take approximately two weeks and will be sent to your physician, who prescribed the study. Your doctor will contact you to review the results, discuss if a diagnosis has been made, and determine if therapy is needed.

Will the cost of my Sleep Study be covered?
We cover the cost of your sleep study.

How do I get an appointment?
Simply contact us. You do not need a referral to make an appointment with one of our highly-trained and experienced sleep therapists.

Can I try the CPAP treatment equipment? Is there a cost for a 30 day trial?
Yes. There is no cost to our clients for a 30 day trial of CPAP treatment equipment. If you are not happy with treatment program, simply contact us and speak with your sleep therapist. We are happy to discuss alternatives, modifications, and other solutions that might work better for you.

Is there a cost for follow up appointments?
We conduct regular, no-cost follow-up appointments with our clients. This ongoing support helps to ensure you continue to receive the best possible results from your treatment program.

Is the cost of the CPAP treatment equipment covered by health care?
Most private health insurance will cover significant portions of the equipment costs. Contact us to find out more about your private health insurance coverage. We have the experience in working with most private health insurers and can contact them on your behalf.

How much do Private Insurance companies usually cover?
Most private insurance companies will cover 70-100% of the cost of CPAP equipment. However, we recommend that you contact us before you proceed. We have experience working with most insurance companies and we are happy to answer most of your questions regarding coverage.

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