Sleep Medicine Weekly Insider – Jan. 19, 2019

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Palmetto GBA revises local coverage determination for polysomnography

The Medicare Administrative Contractor, Palmetto GBA, has published an updated local coverage determination (LCD) policy for polysomnography (L36593), effective for services performed on or after Jan. 1, 2019. Palmetto GBA has revised the ICD-10 Codes that Support Medical Necessity Group 3 by adding the following ICD-10-CM codes: G47.11:  Idiopathic hypersomnia G47.12:  Idiopathic hypersomnia without long sleep […]

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Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board meeting is Jan. 17-18

The National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR), located within the Division of Lung Diseases of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), has announced that the next meeting of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sleep Disorders Research Advisory Board (SDRAB) is Thursday and Friday, Jan. 17 and 18, 2019. No pre-registration is […]

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Moving More in Old Age May Be Linked to Sharper Memory

Older adults who move more, either with daily exercise or even simple routine physical activity like housework, may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills, even if they have brain lesions or biomarkers linked to dementia, according to a study published in the January 16, 2019, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of […]

Pediatric Track Now Available With Sleep ISR

After extensive feedback and requests, it is a reality, ready for you to score – The Sleep ISR Pediatric Track! Users can now score the first ever pediatric record to test their knowledge of pediatric sleep studies. Bonus! As a thank you to our loyal Sleep ISR community, all subscribers will have access to the first three months of […]