Although the link between sleep apnea and cardiovascular problems is well known, recent studies have shed light on just how harmful untreated sleep apnea can be to the heart.
Now that providers are five months into the new PAP LCD policy (at press time), Respiratory Management wanted to know: How are providers faring?
Welcome to Respiratory Management's first Special Sleep Issue!
When working in the respiratory field, it's imperative to keep up with the latest research to make sure you are providing the best care for your patients. But how can you know if the research you're reading is relevant to your business practices?
If you are transporting, delivering and filling liquid oxygen, how do you know that you are doing so safely and in compliance with applicable guidelines and regulations?
HME respiratory providers are focused on providing the best possible solutions for their patients, which includes product and customer service solutions. In today's challenging reimbursement climate, specifically with the 36-month oxygen cap, understanding all of the costs associated with your business is more important than ever.
The time for looking closely at therapy compliance is at hand.