Frequently Asked Questions
Is the in-home sleep apnea test covered by insurance?
Yes, the in-home sleep apnea test is FDA approved and covered by most major insurance companies who acknowledge the severity of 43 million undiagnosed and untreated sleep apnea suffers. In fact, most insurers prefer and are switching to the more affordable in-home sleep testing (HST) versus the inconvenient and costly in-lab sleep study alternative.
How do I submit a insurance claim for the in-home sleep apnea test?
It’s simple. Occasionally, our customers request information about submitting a health insurance claim for the in-home sleep apnea test. For more information on how to file an insurance claim on your own behalf, please visit the insurance help section.
How much does the in-home sleep apnea test cost? Is it affordable?
Yes, we’ve made the in-home sleep apnea test very affordable at $195 or 44% below the nearest competitor. We believe you can’t afford not to know the truth about your health because knowing could change your life forever! Moreover, this belief is shared by most insurance companies who cover up to 75% of the cost. Finally, if you test positive for sleep apnea and receive CPAP treatment from iONMySleep then the test is absolutely FREE.
How does the process work?
- Step 1. You’ll speak with a sleep specialist and if a in-home sleep apnea test is right for you then we’ll ship the sleep test kit to your home, you’ll wear it overnight, and return it in a prepaid shipping box.
- Step 2. We will review your test results and upload a detailed report with a letter of explanation to a secure web portal for convenient access by you, your physician or whoever has permission.
- Step 3. If you don’t have sleep apnea than that’s great news! But, if you’re diagnosed with sleep apnea then we can help. We’ll handle all the details to ensure you get the right equipment and care for maximum treatment benefit.
Who should have a in-home sleep test?
An in-home sleep apnea test is intended for an individual between 18 and 65 years of age who have a moderate to severe suspicion of sleep apnea based on key risk factors such as loud and frequent snoring, daytime sleepiness, obesity, and witnessed pauses in breathing during sleep combined with how one answers question in a sleep risk assessment
What exactly will the sleep test results show?
While you sleep, the home sleep testing device monitors and records complete suspension or shallow breathing known as Apneas and Hypopeneas. At the same time, it records your pulse rate and level of oxygen in your blood. The changes in pulse rate and blood oxygen levels, to some degree, are a measure of how much stress each of these abnormal breathing events cause to your body. Ultimately, the test will calculate an AHI score which is your personal sleep apnea risk assessment ranging from normal to severe
Will my records be kept confidential?
Yes, by law (Health Insurance portability and Accountability Act or “HIPAA”) all records are kept strictly confidential.
How long will it take to get the results of my home sleep test?
The day after we receive the sleep testing device. We will review your test results and upload a detailed report with a letter of explanation to a secure web portal for convenient access by you, your physician or whoever has permission.
User instruction video.
The following instructional video will walk you through the three easy steps to performing an in-home sleep apnea test. It’s simple. It’s fast. It’s your health.
User instruction documents
The following instructional document will walk you through the three easy steps to performing an in-home sleep apnea test. It’s simple. It’s fast. It’s your health
Insurance Claim Form
The following document is the insurance form you’ll need to fill out to get reimbursement.
How to bill your insurance for the home sleep apnea test
Occasionally, our customers request information about submitting a health insurance claim for the in-home sleep test. As a result, the following is general instructions for filing an insurance claim on your own behalf.
Note: We do accept and work directly with most Private Insurance companies. Based on your benefits, your insurance company may cover up to 100% of the cost for an in-home sleep apnea test. Co-payments, deductibles and some restrictions may apply.
- After you complete the in-home sleep study, contact the member services department of your insurance company and ask if they allow subscribers to submit claims for medical expenses purchased out-of-pocket (such as in-home sleep study).
- Ask your insurance company what type of claim form they require. Some companies will allow you to use a generic document called the Health Insurance Claim Form (you can download this form here).
- Complete the form required including the billing and qualifying information used by insurance companies to process claims such as:
- HCPCS Billing Code: G0400
- Description: Home sleep test/Type IV portable HST with Type IV portable monitor, unattended; minimum of 3 channels
- Sleep Study
Submit the claim for to your insurance company in the method they prescribe (most require you mail; some will allow you to fax).
Wait for reimbursement. Generally, insurance companies say they can complete claims within 30 business days. Check with your company for their specific turnaround time.