Costs

Does Blue Cross Blue Shield Cover Sleep Apnea Treatment?

Insurance papers

Yes. BlueCross BlueShield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) like most insurers recognizes that sleep apnea is a serious medical condition. If left untreated, the cost of related health conditions related to sleep apnea is much greater than the cost of treating sleep apnea. So BCBSNE covers the diagnosis […]

DOT Withdraws Sleep Apnea Rule

Last week, two agencies within the Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that they would no longer pursue rules about sleep apnea screening and treatment for truck drivers and rail engineers. The rule was embattled by industry lobbyists, and the rule withdrawal was intended as an […]

6 Costs of a “Free” Trial for Snoring or Sleep Apnea Treatment

With the current expansion of snoring treatment options, we’re seeing an increased trend toward pushing a “free” trial of everything from throat sprays to CPAP machines. They will tell you that there’s no cost or risk to you, but don’t believe it.

The truth is that you may very well have significant costs from […]

Undiagnosed Sleep Apnea Costs $150 Billion Every Year

According to a new report released by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), undiagnosed sleep apnea costs the US economy nearly $150 billion each year. The report estimates that diagnosing and treating sleep apnea in each person could save over ⅔ of that cost, about $100 billion a year. Although many […]

By |August 31st, 2016|Costs, Sleep Apnea|