In this episode of Talking Sleep, we highlight what to expect if your sleep practice is selected for a Medicare audit. AASM Coding and Compliance Committee Vice Chair Dr. Gabriela de Bruin discusses what auditors are often looking for, how to be prepared for an audit, the benefits of implementing a compliance program, and AASM resources available to help you.
In today’s episode of Talking Sleep, we look at sleep-related movement disorders. Dr. Afifa Uzzaman discusses when movements during sleep are incidental and when they are cause for concern. She also discusses common sleep-related movements in patients with Parkinson’s disease and post-traumatic stress disorder.
This episode of Talking Sleep focuses on sleep in women and highlights the role that gender plays in the diagnosis of sleep disorders. Dr. Andrea Matsumura, who focuses her practice on women, discusses how sleep is different in women throughout their lives and the various ways in which sleep disorders present in women. She also talks about the need for more research on sleep in women.
In this episode of Talking Sleep, we visit with Dr. Donna Arand and Dr. David Davila, members of the AASM task force that recently updated protocols for the Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) and Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT). The guidance provides detailed information on patient management, testing procedures, and reporting to ensure the tests provide high-quality, consistent data.