Respiratory

Respiratory Question for the Week of September 23, 2019

Respiratory Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What are the Medicare requirements for HST?

Answer:

Medicare coverage of a home sleep test (HST) procedure requires documentation of performing it in conjunction with a comprehensive sleep evaluation for a patient with a high pretest probability of moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.


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