Home Sleep Apnea Tests
Important Differences by State
In January 2020, the AADSM asked each state dental board to clarify whether dentists are allowed to order and dispense home sleep apnea tests (HSAT). Answers will be posted as they are received.HSAT Rules by State
Insurance Coverage for HSAT
Coverage for HSATs will vary based on the insurer's policies.
Medicare will not cover HSATs ordered by a dentist
For Medicare beneficiaries, HSATs are covered as described in LCD33611
. An HSAT must be ordered by the patient's treating physician. Medicare will not cover OAT unless the HSAT is ordered by the treating physician and the diagnosis is made by the treating physician.