Frequently Asked Questions

What is a sleep study?

For most patients, a sleep study is a key diagnostic component of a sleep disorder evaluation. A sleep study, also called a polysomnogram (PSG), measures your brain wave activity, eye movements, muscle contractions, heart activity, breathing and blood oxygenation during sleep. The information we collect during your study is reviewed and analyzed by our sleep specialists.

What information will I get ahead of time?

Once you have scheduled your sleep study, you will receive a welcome package containing forms you need to complete. Be sure to bring the completed forms and your health insurance card on the night of your study.

Is a sleep study covered by my insurance?

Because of the hundreds of different insurance policies available, we are not able to answer specific insurance coverage questions. We recommend that you check with your insurance company before your test. For sleep studies performed at CMH Sleep Center, please let them know that the test is conducted on an outpatient basis and is an ATTENDED study. If you or your insurance company have questions about your procedure, please contact us for further information at (563) 578-3275.

What if I have special needs?

Please call our office between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday to discuss your special requirements. We will try to accommodate your needs and answer any questions you may have.