Your Medicare Coverage

Is my test, item, or service covered?

Sleep study

How often is it covered?

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers Type I, II, III, and IV sleep tests and devices. Medicare only covers Type I tests if they're done in a sleep lab facility.  

Who's eligible?

People with Medicare who have clinical signs and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea are covered when their doctor orders the test.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount after you’ve met your Part B deductible.

Note

Your doctor or other health care provider may recommend you get services more often than Medicare covers. Or, they may recommend services that Medicare doesn’t cover. If this happens, you may have to pay some or all of the costs. It’s important to ask questions so you understand why your doctor is recommending certain services and whether Medicare will pay for them.

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