Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
CPAP is used for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea.
Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure
BIPAP is also used to treat obstructive sleep apnea.
Bi-level Positive Airway Pressure/Spontaneous Timed
A BIPAP ST is used in the treatment of both chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, complex sleep apnea, and chronic respiratory failure.
Adapt Servo Ventilation
An ASV is used in the treatment of complex sleep apnea and central sleep apnea.
Average Volume Assured Pressure Support
AVAPS is used in the treatment of chronic respiratory failure and hypoventilation syndrome.
An oxygen concentrator is a stationary unit that provides oxygen in the home.
Portable oxygen tanks can be carried in a back pack or shoulder bag by the patient for activities of daily living outside the home.
Nebulizers are used to deliver respiratory medication solution to patients with asthma, COPD, bronchitis, emphysema, and other respiratory diseases to resolve bronchospasms.
Insurance companies require a detailed written order, office notes, and sometimes testing before equipment can be dispensed.