Asked by: Guenter Onecamedical health sleep disorders
Can you buy a CPAP machine online?
Last Updated: 30th March, 2020
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Also, do you need a prescription to buy a CPAP machine?
There are a couple of reasons why a prescriptionis necessary to purchase CPAP medical equipment: Insurancesrequire a prescription to cover payments.Prescriptions come with a set pressure setting based onresults of the sleep study. A machine cannot be adequatelyset without pressure settings.
Also, how much does it cost to buy a CPAP machine? Average price for CPAP machine ranges fromabout $500 – $3000, with an estimated average pricearound $850. Many insurance companies cover the costof PAP and BiPAP bilevel devices. This usually includes themask, hose, filters, and tubing.
Subsequently, question is, is it illegal to buy a CPAP machine?
As far as I know, it is illegal to sell aCPAP in the US unless you are a licensed provider and have avalid medical prescription. However, I found that there are somewebsites where you can sell or buy used CPAPmachines, such as: secondwindcpap. CPAPdeals.
Is there an alternative to a CPAP machine?
If your patients don't want to wear a CPAP mask,then you can try recommending alternative sleep apneatreatment options. Five alternative sleep apnea treatmentoptions include: Wearing an oral/dental appliance to help preventthe airway from collapsing. Partaking in positional therapy totreat positional sleep apnea.