The 2009 Physician Fee Schedule: Final Rule with Comment Period from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was published in the November 19, 2008, edition of the Federal Register.  The 513-page document is available for download on the U.S. Government Printing Office Web site.  

The rule includes regulatory language relating to billing for the provision of CPAP equipment and the valuing for actigraphy.  The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) will develop a formal comment in response to the proposed rule based on the regulatory statements outlined here.