CMS Releases National Coverage Determination Policy for CPAP Therapy for OSA
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Friday, March 14, 2008
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on March 13, 2008, released its Decision Memo for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) – (CAG-00093R2).
The National Coverage Determination (NCD) policy is available for download at www.aasmnet.org/PortableMonitoring.aspx
. Click on CMS Final Decision Memo (03/08), located under the CMS Updates heading. The Web site also includes
comprehensive information on local coverage determination policies, the CMS process and AASM resources.
Did you miss out on the CMS National Coverage Decision Webinar? A CD-ROM version of the webinar will be available for purchase next week. The CD-ROM includes a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation as well as the interactive discussion. More information about placing an order will soon be available on the Web site.