Effective for dates of service on and after August 16, 2020, the following updates will apply to the AIM Specialty Health® (AIM) Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline.

 

Sleep Disorder Management Clinical Appropriateness Guideline updates:

  • Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BPAP) Devices:
    • Change in BPAP FiO2 from 45 to 52 mmHg based on strong evidence and alignment with Medicare requirements for use of BPAP
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Testing and/or Maintenance of Wakefulness Testing:
    • Style change for clarity
    • Code changes: none 

 

As a reminder, ordering and servicing providers may submit prior authorization (PA) requests to AIM by:

 

  • Accessing AIM’s ProviderPortalSM directly at com. Online access is available 24/7 to process orders in real time, and is the fastest and most convenient way to request PA.
  • Accessing AIM via the Availity Portal.
  • Calling the AIM Contact Center at 800-714-0040 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

What if I need assistance?

If you have questions related to guidelines, email AIM at aim.guidelines@aimspecialtyhealth.com. Additionally, you may access and download a copy of the current and upcoming guidelines here.

 

ABSCRNU-0146-20

AMHCRNU-0019-20

 



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