6 Steps to Testing & Treating Sleep Apnea / Snoring

 

American Sleep Association will ship you both an FDA cleared oral appliance plus an automatic adjusting CPAP machine and will bill Medicare or your Insurance company for the CPAP or oral appliance depending on which one your keep.

 

You visit your physician and he orders a sleep study and oral appliance.

Upon receipt of your impressions and sleep study, Board certified doctors review the information and verify that you have sleep apnea. Our dentists than fabricate a custom, FDA-cleared oral appliance for sleep apnea and snoring.

American Sleep Association bills your insurance or Medicare for the CPAP or oral appliance, depending on which one you decide to keep. ASA will bill Medicare or medical insurance. Shipping is free so you pay only your deductible.

 

 

Verify If Your Provider Will Cover the Cost of the Sleep Test / Oral Appliance / CPAP.

American Sleep Association is accredited with Medicare and is a Preferred Provider for all major insurance companies. Medicare and insurance companies require that you score 6 or more on the Epworth Scale in order for them to cover the cost of the Sleep Test and Oral Appliance or CPAP. Answer the questions below to see if your provider will cover the cost of the procedure.


0 = no chance of dozing

1 = slight chance of dozing

2 = moderate chance of dozing

3 = high chance of dozing


How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to feeling just tired? 

SITUATION CHANCE OF DOZING
Sitting and reading
Watching TV
Sitting inactive in a public place (e.g a theatre or a meeting)

As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break
Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit

Sitting and talking to someone
Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic

 

What type of insurance do you have?

Medicare

Private Insurance

None

 

Have you had a sleep study test performed?

Yes

No 

 

 

Does your teeth or mouth have any of the following?

 

(this is used to determine how to make your oral appliance)

 

Missing Teeth

 

Crown

 

Bridges

 

Unfilled Cavity

 

Permanent Retainer

 

Implants

 

Tori (bump on roof of mouth)

 

Abnormally small or large mouth

 

Overbite, Under bite, Cross Bite or Open Bite