Advocacy Articles
Updates about legislative and regulatory issues impacting the field of sleep medicine

Sleep is essential to health: New position statement

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine board of directors has developed a new position statement declaring that sleep is a biological necessity, and insufficient sleep and untreated sleep disorders are detrimental for health, well-being and safety. The statement supports the AASM vision that, "Sleep [...]

2021-06-10T13:24:31-05:00June 10th, 2021|Advocacy, Featured|

CMS promotes value-based health care with Stark final rule

On Dec. 2, 2020, CMS published the much-anticipated final rule, “Modernizing and Clarifying the Physician Self-Referral Regulations,” which establishes exceptions to the physician self-referral law — known as the Stark Law — for certain value-based compensation arrangements between or among physicians, providers, and suppliers. [...]

2021-01-15T13:08:51-06:00January 15th, 2021|Advocacy, Clinical Resources|

An important time for you to support sleep advocacy

Dear AASM Members, This is an important election year, so let’s help each other out by supporting the AASM Political Action Committee. The AASM legislative agenda helps us better serve our patients and advance our field. However, it is hard to reach our goals [...]

2020-10-03T13:43:28-05:00October 3rd, 2020|Advocacy|