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
Atlanta, GA Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,800
Chicago, IL Sleep Study Cost Average $750 - $1,900
Los Angeles, CA Sleep Study Cost Average $800 - $2,100
Dallas, TX Sleep Study Cost Average $675 - $1,700
Miami, FL Sleep Study Cost Average $750 - $1,900
Houston, TX Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,750
Phoenix, AZ Sleep Study Cost Average $675 - $1,750
New York, NY Sleep Study Cost Average $850 - $2,250
Washington, DC Sleep Study Cost Average $700 - $1,800
Philadelphia, PA Sleep Study Cost Average $800 - $2,100
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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
Global Sleep Abilene , TX $725 - $1,600
Sleep Source Paducah , KY $725 - $1,550
The Monroe Clinic Monroe , WI $1,100 - $2,400
Avera Dells Area Health Center Dell Rapids , SD $1,650 - $3,600
Pinnacle Sleep of Oregon Hermiston , OR $750 - $1,650
Troy Regional Medical Center Troy , AL $1,550 - $3,400
Carolina Diagnostics Rocky Mount , NC $750 - $1,650
Buena Vista Regional Medical Center Storm Lake , IA $1,350 - $2,850
Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center Russellville , AR $1,550 - $3,400
Atchison Hospital Atchison , KS $1,250 - $2,700
Medical Park Hospital Hope , AR $800 - $1,750
Saint Elizabeth Medical Center Utica , NY $950 - $2,100
Kokomo Sleep Center Kokomo , IN $750 - $1,650
Amsterdam Memorial Amsterdam , NY $875 - $1,900
Jackson Purchase Medical Center Mayfield , KY $975 - $2,175
Nocturna Sleep Center Henderson , NV $850 - $1,850
Sleep Ave Plano , TX $725 - $1,600
Southern Sleep Technologies Macon , GA $725 - $1,600
Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center Crystal River , FL $1,500 - $3,200
Global Sleep Roundrock , TX $725 - $1,600
Clinton Memorial Hospital Wilmington , OH $650 - $1,450
Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital Elko , NV $800 - $1,750
Healdton Municipal Hospital Healdton , OK $1,550 - $3,300
Sound A Sleep Saginaw , MI $775 - $1,700
Northeast Regional Medical Center Kirksville , MO $1,350 - $2,925
Bowdle Healthcare Center Bowdle , SD $1,350 - $2,850
Coffee Regional Medical Center Douglas , GA $800 - $1,700
Clara Barton Hospital Hoisington , KS $1,650 - $3,600
Coastal Sleep Disorders Center Santa Maria , CA $850 - $1,850
Lancaster General Lancaster , PA $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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