CPAP is an acronym for “continuous positive airway pressure”. CPAP machines are used mainly by patients in their own homes for the treatment of moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea. The following CPAP information is for patients new to using the equipment and patients who need to replace supplies.
- Glossary: Understanding a Sleep Study
- Housebreaking Your Mask by Mike Moran
- Solutions for Common CPAP Problems
- Equipment Replacement Schedule
- Supplies Shipping Program Consent Form
- Why is It Important to Maintain CPAP Supplies?
NOTE: Patients using a CPAP should be seen by a physician annually as insurance companies require a new CPAP prescription annually. Also, some insurance companies are now also requiring a compliance check annually. Patients must use their machines for at least four hours per night for at least 21 days in a 30-day period to be meeting compliance.