Sleep Study Cost and Sleep Study Procedures Information

A Sleep Test, or Polysomnogram, is used to help diagnose sleep disorders. Sleep studies generally take place in a sleep lab during a person's normal sleeping hours. A Sleep Test uses various instruments to gather information about a person’s sleep stages, body position, and physiological conditions such as brain wave activity, eye movement, muscle movement, and possibly even the electrical activity of the heart. This data is then evaluated by your physician.

Sleep Study Cost Averages Around the Country

Price Range
New York, NY Sleep Study Cost Average $900 - $2,325
Houston, TX Sleep Study Cost Average $725 - $1,850
Atlanta, GA Sleep Study Cost Average $725 - $1,900
Chicago, IL Sleep Study Cost Average $775 - $2,000
Dallas, TX Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,800
Los Angeles, CA Sleep Study Cost Average $850 - $2,175
Miami, FL Sleep Study Cost Average $775 - $2,000
Philadelphia, PA Sleep Study Cost Average $850 - $2,175
Phoenix, AZ Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,800
Washington, DC Sleep Study Cost Average $725 - $1,850
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Specific Sleep Study Procedures and National Cost Averages

Price Range
Sleep Study (Polysomnography) Cost Average $1,250 - $6,700
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Featured Facilities that Perform Sleep Study

Name Location Price Range
Pulmonary Studies Port Charlotte , FL $825 - $1,800
Knox Community Hospital Mount Vernon , OH $950 - $2,100
Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center Alamogordo , NM $750 - $1,650
Global Sleep Elpaso , TX $775 - $1,700
Saint Charles Medical Center - Bend Bend , OR $800 - $1,750
Sleep Technology of ORS Tahlequah , OK $750 - $1,600
Greenwood Leflore Hospital Greenwood , MS $1,100 - $2,400
Phoebe Worth Medical Center Sylvester , GA $1,400 - $3,100
Minden Medical Center Minden , LA $1,050 - $2,325
Riverland Medical Center Ferriday , LA $1,500 - $3,300
Redbud Community Hospital Clearlake , CA $1,900 - $4,100
Baptist Health Medical Center - Arkadelphia Arkadelphia , AR $1,500 - $3,300
Bucktail Medical Center Renovo , PA $1,300 - $2,850
Southern Ohio Medical Center Portsmouth , OH $875 - $1,900
Madison Parish Hospital Tallulah , LA $1,500 - $3,300
Mahaska Hospital Oskaloosa , IA $1,350 - $2,850
The Lynn Health Science Institute Oklahoma City , OK $750 - $1,600
Red Cedar Medical Center Menomonie , WI $1,700 - $3,700
Bay Cinic Panama City , FL $825 - $1,800
Aim Sleep Clinic Silver Spring , MD $900 - $1,950
Kosciusko Community Hospital Warsaw , IN $825 - $1,800
James E. Van Zandt Va Medical Center Altoona , PA $1,300 - $2,850
Rochester Methodist Hospital Rochester , MN $1,100 - $2,325
Digitrace Care Services Southfield , MI $925 - $2,000
Carolina Diagnostics Wilmington , NC $800 - $1,750
Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center Marshalltown , IA $825 - $1,800
The Memorial Hospital at Easton Easton , MD $1,150 - $2,550
Mark Reed Hospital Mccleary , WA $1,800 - $3,900
Audrain Medical Center Mexico , MO $800 - $1,750
Coosa Valley Medical Center Sylacauga , AL $1,050 - $2,325

More about Sleep Study Procedures

Sleep Study Test Patient Preparation

Ask your doctor if the Sleep Test will require an overnight stay. Most do and if so make sure you pack a bag with your pajamas, pillow, and hygiene products like a toothbrush. If you have kept a sleep journal make sure to bring it to your test. Try to reduce the amount of caffeine or sugar you consumer the day prior to your Sleep Test. Try to avoid excessive sleeping, naps, the day before your test. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, caffeine and other stimulants a few days prior to the test in that they may affect the results of your test. Avoid skin oils and lubricants prior to the test in that it may inhibit the test electrodes from sticking to your skin. Discuss all medications or herbal supplements you are taking prior to the test. Some of these may alter your test results and your physician and the technician should be aware of what you take prior to the test. Bring a list of all your medications with you for review by the facility.

What to expect during and after a Sleep Test Procedure

Most Sleep Test will last throughout the night. Be prepared to shower to go to work the next morning from the testing facility if needed. Once you arrive at the testing facility you will be asked to change into your pajamas and to remove any jewelry or clothing that may interfere with the test. The test technician will then attached small metal discs, or electrodes, to your head and body for the EEG, ECG, EOG, and EMG equipment cables. The test technician will then attach an oxygen measuring devices to a finger tip and your face to measure the oxygen level in the blood vessels and air flow while breathing respectively. The temperature of the room may need to be maintained at a certain level, but blankets can be adjusted as needed. Lights will be turned off and monitoring will begin before you fall asleep. For multiple sleep latency testing (MSLT), short nap periods will be assigned at intervals. For multiple wake testing (MWT), you will be asked to try and stay awake for certain periods of time.

When the study has been completed, the electrodes and other devices will be removed. Once the procedure is complete, you will be able to change and leave the facility. Your Sleep Study results will be studied and the results should be ready in a 2-3 business days.

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