We believe that sleep quality is a very important issue and often requires team approach. We will work closely with your sleep doctor and/or Primary care doctor. Are there any other health/wellness providers that you would like us to share your treatment progress with?
This questionnaire was developed to determine the level of daytime sleepiness in individuals. It has become one of the most frequently used methods for determining a person’s average level of daytime sleepiness.
Please rate how likely you are to doze or fall asleep in the following situations by selecting the response that best applies. If you have not done some of these activities recently, select what would most likely happen if you were in that situation.
Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation:
0 = would NEVER doze
1 = SLIGHT CHANCE of dozing
2 = MODERATE CHANCE of dozing
3 = HIGH CHANCE of dozing
It is important that you answer each question as best you can.
Please add together the total number from your responses above and enter total here.
Medicare rules state if a patient's Medicare has been billed for a CPAP, BIPAP, or an oral appliance within the last 5 years, the patient may be denied benefits for an oral appliance. Based upon the Same and Similar Medicare guidelines please complete the following:
I understand if I answered Yes to the above questions, I am required to obtain from my physician the following:
Medical notes clearly indicating a change in my condition warranting a new piece of equipment.
Why CPAP or BIPAP is no longer sufficient.
By answering No to the above questions, I understand if my Medicare has for CPAP, BIPAP, oral appliance I may be responsible for my new appliance based upon the Same and Similar guidelines laid out by Medicare.
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Additional Disclosure Authorization
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