A Special Update posted November 6, 2007, highlighted rules and provisions contained in the 2008 Physician Fee Schedule that will affect sleep medicine specialists. Notably, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted several new standards that will have a significant impact on Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities (IDTFs), and revised several existing performance standards.

Hall, Render, Killian Heath & Lyman, a law firm with whom the American Academy of Sleep Medicine works closely, has prepared a comprehensive analysis that explains how the new and revised standards will affect your practice.

Download the analysis from www.aasm.org/resources/PDF/idtfupdate.pdf.