Respiratory Question for the Week of March 18, 2019


What are the typical disorders reported for sleep study code 95807?


Disorders typically diagnosed by this sleep study include the following:

  • Sleep-disordered breathing, which may be caused by obstructive or central nervous system disorders
  • Problems staying awake during normal waking hours
  • Problems with sleep-disruptive behaviors (such as sleepwalking, night terrors, or bed-wetting)
  • Problems with daytime sleepiness or insomnia due to sleep apnea or restless leg syndrome
  • Changes to the sleep cycle that interfere with the ability to sleep soundly
95807Sleep study, simultaneous recording of ventilation, respiratory effort, ECG or heart rate, and oxygen saturation, attended by a technologist

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