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


Sleep Disorder Management updates by section:


Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure Devices

  • Change in BPAP FiO2 from 45 to 52 mmHg based on strong evidence and aligns 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 requests to AIM in one of several ways:

  • Access AIM’s ProviderPortalSM directly at providerportal.com. Online access is available 24/7 to process orders in real-time, and is the fastest and most convenient way to request authorization.
  • Access AIM via the Availity Web Portal at availity.com
  • Call the AIM Contact Center toll-free number: 800-554-0580, Monday – Friday,
    8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET.


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



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