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Financial Policy

FINANCIAL POLICY

GULF COAST SLEEP SPECIALIST requires 50% payment down of total treatment plan to begin treatment after your free consultation visit. The remaining 50% payment is due upon deliverance of APAP/CPAP/Oral Appliance. After deliver of treatment GULF COAST SLEEP SPECIALIST will file patient’s insurance company for benefits, as a courtesy and at no charge to you, the patient. GULF COAST SLEEP SPECIALIST therapy treatment plan costs are listed below.

You, the patient, are responsible for knowing the specific rules of your insurance carrier. If your insurance requires a referral, it is your responsibility to work with your primary care physician to obtain this referral prior to your scheduled appointment. If we do not have your referral number prior to your appointment, then you will be contacted to reschedule your appointment.

Failure to provide your current insurance information prior to services being rendered may result in denial of your claim. We assist our patients in receiving reimbursement from your insurance company: however, please understand you, the patient, have the final responsibility for your bill.

PAYMENT

GULF COAST SLEEP SPECIALIST accepts Visa/Mastercard/Cash and also offers financing through Proceed Finance or Lending Club. Links to these financing institutions can be found under the INSURANCE/PAYMENT OPTIONS.

If you have never been treated for OSA, GULF COAST SLEEP SPECIALIST, will administer a FREE – NO CHARGE Home Sleep Test (done in the comfort of your own bed and home) – then sleep data collected from the Home Sleep Test is interpreted by our Board Certified Sleep Physician to determine if you have OSA and what treatment option is best for you.

TREATMENT COSTS

PLAN A: COMBINATION THERAPY (Combo Therapy) INCLUDES:                                                                                              $3995

• Immediate Transitional Oral Appliance (iOAT)

• APAP and Custom Oral Appliance

• Follow-up Home Sleep Testing and Monitoring for 90 days from delivery date of APAP and Custom Oral Appliance

• Tempromandibular Joint (TMJ) Diagnostics

• Complete Oral and Airway Examination by Dr. Todd

This fee does not include a replacement of Custom Oral Appliance that is lost or damaged by you or your dog/cat (pets).

This fee does not include follow-up visits and telemedicine visits after initial 90 day period from delivery date. These follow-up visits are billed on your insurance with no cost to you.

Manufacturer’s warranty applies to APAP machines and laboratory custom oral appliances.


PLAN B: CUSTOM ORAL APPLIANCE THERAPY (OAT) INCLUDES:                                                                                             $2995

• Immediate Transitional Ora Appliance (iOAT)

• Recommended Custom Oral Appliance (To be determined by Dr. Todd)

• Follow-up Home Sleep Testing and Monitoring for 90 days from delivery date of Custom Oral Appliance

• Tempromandibular Joint (TMJ) Diagnostics

• Complete Oral and Airway Examination by Dr. Todd

This fee does not include a replacement Custom Oral Appliance that is lost or damaged by you or your dog/cat (pets).

This fee does not include follow-up visits and telemedicine visits after initial 90 day period from delivery date of Custom Oral Appliance.

Manufacturer’s warranty applies to laboratory oral appliances.


PLAN C: IMMEDIATE ORAL APPLIANCE (OAT) PLUS INCLUDES:                                                                                                              $1495

• Immediate Oral Appliance – Delivered Same Day Appointment

• Oral – Myofunctional/Buteyko Breathing Therapy

• Sleep Right Vitamin Therapy

• Sleep Right UltraCell CBD oil Therapy

• Tempromandibular Joint (TMJ) Diagnostics

• Complete Oral and Airway Examination by Dr. Todd

• Free Initial Home Sleep Study (a $399 value)

• Free follow up Home Sleep Test and monitoring for 90 days from initial appointment


PLAN D: MEDICARE APPROVED HERBST ORAL APPLIANCE                                                                                                              $1200

Medicare requires a diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea from a Board Certified Sleep Physician, of which, the diagnosis must be made from an overnight in- lab Polysomnogram Sleep Test (PSG). Medicare does not pay for a Home Sleep Test (HST). Medicare does not pay for both an oral appliance and CPAP. But, Medicare will pay for the Medicare approved Herbst Oral Appliance if (1) you are CPAP Intolerant and (2) you must have a face to face meeting with your primary Board Certified Sleep Physician and (3) you have a signed affidavit from your primary Board Certified Sleep Physician stating you cannot tolerate wearing a CPAP.

THIS FEE INCLUDES:

• Medicare Approved Herbst Oral Appliance

• One follow-up Home Sleep Test (If more than one Home Sleep Test is necessary, patient is responsible for payment of additional Home Sleep Test - $395)

• Tempromandibular Joint (TMJ) Diagnostics

• Complete Oral and Airway Examination by Dr. Todd

This fee does not include follow-up office visits and tele-medicine visits after initial 90 day period from You can choose to opt out of your Medicare benefits if you should choose to upgrade to Plans A or B. Herbst Oral Appliance delivery date.


PLAN E: IMMEDIATE ORAL APPLIANCE (OAT) Includes:                                                                                                             $495

• Immediate Oral Appliance – Delivered Same Day Appointment

• Tempromandibular Joint (TMJ) Diagnostics

• Complete Oral and Airway Examination by Dr. Todd

• Free Initial Home Sleep Test Only (a $399 value)

This fee does not include follow-up Home Sleep Testing.

This fee does not include follow-up office visits and tele-medicine visits.


PLAN F: GULF COAST SLEEP SPECIALIST/ASTHMA CARE                                                                                              

$450/Adults
$200/Children

The adult asthma care program includes:

• Oral – Myofunctional/Buteyko Breathing Therapy

• Sleep Right UltraCell CBD oil Therapy

• Three one hour sessions – one session per week

• Training manual for adults

The children asthma care program includes

• Oral – Myofunctdional/Buteyko Breathing Therapy

• Three one hour sessions – one session per week

• Special story book for children

• 5 – 18 years of age

A reduced rate of $100 applies to additional children from the same family. All children under 18 years must be accompanied by an adult. Payment is made at the first session.

These asthma care sessions are not covered by medical insurance.

GULF COAST SLEEP SPECIALIST has made arrangements for financing your treatment plan through Proceed Finance or Lending Club. Links to these financing institutions can be found in the INSURANCE/PAYMENT OPTIONS.


PROCEED FINANCE INSTRUCTIONS

On Website, www.gulfcoastsleepspecialist.com, under Patient Portal tab, click Insurance/Payment Options tab, Proceed Finance is at bottom of this page.

Click on Proceed Finance Link. Choose Specialty: Dental/Orthodontics, Location: Pensacola, Location Keyword: Dr. Steven Todd. Select: Gulf Coast Sleep Specialist.