Telemedicine

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is committed to advancing the adoption of telemedicine in the sleep field to improve access to high quality, patient-centered care. Sleep telemedicine services have the capability to revolutionize sleep care, enabling you to provide care for patients previously out of reach.

Telemedicine Position Paper
Review the AASM’s update on the use of telemedicine for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Updates include lessons learned during the pandemic.
Telemedicine Implementation Guide
For help incorporating telemedicine in your practice, download the free Sleep Telemedicine Implementation Guide (2021) and the supplemental resource.
Telemedicine Codes
Get more information on the telemedicine codes page in the coding and reimbursement section of the website. Send your coding question to coding@aasm.org.
Patient Evaluation Templates
The AASM is developing patient evaluation templates that can be incorporated in telemedicine platforms and electronic health records (EHRs).
Telemedicine Video Library
The telemedicine video library will equip you to integrate telemedicine in your sleep practice. Get tips on how to use telemedicine to provide high-quality patient care.
Telemedicine FAQs
The AASM has developed this list of frequently asked questions to address common issues arising from synchronous telemedicine/virtual visits.

Telemedicine Case Studies
These examples highlight how sleep clinicians have implemented telemedicine to expand access to care for patients and increase the efficiency of their practice.

Talking Sleep Podcast
In this episode of Talking Sleep, Dr. Barry Fields of the AASM Telemedicine Presidential Committee offers guidance on implementing telemedicine in the clinic and the classroom.
Telehealth.HHS.gov
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) offers telemedicine information for patients and providers. Learn more at telehealth.hhs.gov.
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact offers a new, voluntary, expedited pathway to licensure for qualified physicians who wish to practice in multiple states.
Center for Connected Health Policy
The Center for Connected Health Policy works to advance telehealth policies to improve health outcomes and provide equitable access to quality, affordable health care.