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.

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Sleep Study Cost Averages Around the Country

Price Range
Chicago, IL Sleep Study Cost Average $750 - $1,900
Dallas, TX Sleep Study Cost Average $675 - $1,700
Philadelphia, PA Sleep Study Cost Average $800 - $2,100
Atlanta, GA Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,800
Los Angeles, CA Sleep Study Cost Average $800 - $2,100
Miami, FL Sleep Study Cost Average $750 - $1,900
Washington, DC Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,800
Houston, TX Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,750
New York, NY Sleep Study Cost Average $850 - $2,250
Phoenix, AZ Sleep Study Cost Average $675 - $1,750

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
Muenster Memorial Hospital Muenster , TX $1,600 - $3,400
Mary Rutan Hospital Bellefontaine , OH $1,000 - $2,175
Sleep Institute of Utah South Ogden , UT $750 - $1,650
Rice Memorial Hospital Willmar , MN $1,050 - $2,250
Delmarva Sleep Diagnostics Middletown , DE $825 - $1,800
Smc Regional Medical Center Osceola , AR $1,500 - $3,300
Winchester Sleep Center Winchester , TN $725 - $1,600
Rutherford Hospital Rutherfordton , NC $1,050 - $2,325
Sleep Apnea Solutions Wyomissing , PA $750 - $1,650
Ima Sleep Institute Fort Wayne , IN $750 - $1,650
Watertown Memorial Hospital Watertown , WI $900 - $2,000
Carle Foundation Hospital Urbana , IL $950 - $2,100
Estes Park Medical Center Estes Park , CO $1,700 - $3,700
Baptist Health Medical Center - Arkadelphia Arkadelphia , AR $1,500 - $3,300
Global Sleep San Angelo , TX $725 - $1,600
Island Sleep Lab Hilton Head Island , SC $725 - $1,600
East Morgan County Hospital Brush , CO $1,700 - $3,700
Luther Hospital Eau Claire , WI $925 - $2,000
Sleep Study Clinics of West Tennessee Dyersburg , TN $725 - $1,600
Alliance Sleep Diagnostics Riverside , CA $850 - $1,850
Life Care Sleep and Health Center Lansing , MI $775 - $1,700
Saint Francis Hospital and Health Services Maryville , MO $1,250 - $2,700
Mercy Memorial Hospital Monroe , MI $900 - $1,950
New Milford Hospital New Milford , CT $1,300 - $2,850
Wolverine Sleep Tecumseh , MI $775 - $1,700
Blessing Hospital Quincy , IL $875 - $1,950
Sleepmed Hampton Roads Suffolk , VA $775 - $1,650
Integris Baptist Regional Health Center Miami , OK $1,000 - $2,175
East Georgia Regional Medical Center Statesboro , GA $1,300 - $2,850
Northwest Neurology and Sleep Everett , WA $800 - $1,750

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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