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 $850 - $2,250
Los Angeles, CA Sleep Study Cost Average $800 - $2,100
Chicago, IL Sleep Study Cost Average $750 - $1,900
Miami, FL Sleep Study Cost Average $750 - $1,900
Dallas, TX Sleep Study Cost Average $675 - $1,700
Houston, TX Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,750
Philadelphia, PA Sleep Study Cost Average $800 - $2,100
Phoenix, AZ Sleep Study Cost Average $675 - $1,750
Atlanta, GA Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,800
Washington, DC Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,800
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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
Clinton Memorial Hospital Wilmington , OH $650 - $1,450
Battle Creek Health System Battle Creek , MI $900 - $2,000
Henry County Medical Center Paris , TN $825 - $1,800
Artesia General Hospital Artesia , NM $575 - $1,250
Western Sleep Disorders Center Caldwell , ID $725 - $1,550
Mercy Medical Center - Sioux City Sioux City , IA $950 - $2,100
Sleepmed Dublin , GA $725 - $1,600
Teton Valley Hospital and Surgicenter Driggs , ID $1,250 - $2,700
Rocky Mountain Sleep Disorders Center Great Falls , MT $700 - $1,550
Aiken Regional Medical Centers Aiken , SC $850 - $1,900
Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital Kerrville , TX $900 - $1,950
Ruby Memorial Hospital Morgantown , WV $675 - $1,450
Rutherford Hospital Rutherfordton , NC $1,050 - $2,325
Sleepmed Georgetown , SC $725 - $1,600
Fhn Memorial Hospital Freeport , IL $850 - $1,850
Dent Neurologic Institute Amherst , NY $750 - $1,650
Zzz Tech Diagnostic Laboratory for Sleep Disorders Sturbridge , MA $875 - $1,900
Saint Francis Hospital and Health Services Maryville , MO $1,250 - $2,700
Ima Sleep Institute Fort Wayne , IN $750 - $1,650
Olean General Hospital Olean , NY $825 - $1,800
Boone County Hospital Boone , IA $1,350 - $2,850
Sweet Magnolia Moon, A Sleep Center Hattiesburg , MS $700 - $1,550
Saint John Medical Center Longview , WA $925 - $2,000
Southeast Neurology and Sleep Disorders Charlotte , NC $750 - $1,650
American Wellness Diagnostics Athens , GA $725 - $1,600
Ketchikan General Hospital Ketchikan , AK $1,850 - $4,100
East Morgan County Hospital Brush , CO $1,700 - $3,700
Gratiot Medical Center Alma , MI $675 - $1,450
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center Spartanburg , SC $975 - $2,175
Epn Sleep Lab Center Erie , PA $750 - $1,650

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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