The CMS National Coverage Decision on the use of portable monitoring for sleep related breathing disorders will be finalized on March 14, 2008. All members are encouraged to participate in CMS National Coverage Decision Webinar, a one-hour, interactive online forum that discusses the details of the final determination, the impact of the decision on the practice of sleep medicine, and the AASM Clinical Guidelines for the use of Portable Monitoring. The webinar also includes a question-and-answer session for participants to address issues specific to their practice and needs.

Members have two opportunities to register for CMS National Coverage Decision Webinar immediately following the release of the NCD by CMS:

March 19, 2008
12 p.m. CDT
Mary Susan Esther, MD

March 21, 2008
2 p.m. CDT
Nancy Collop, MD

For more information on CMS National Coverage Decision Webinar and to register, log on to