CPAP Supply Summer Reminder

Posted Jul 21, 2016 by mhall in

Replacing your PAP supplies isn't the first thing you think of when you get up in the morning, in fact it is the last! But the importance of replacing PAP tubing, filters, cushions and other supplies should be on yout to do list. WHY?

 


 Bacteria can grow in tubing, cushions, and filters

 

 Bacteria causes other health issues



 More health issues mean more doctor visits
 


  More doctor visits mean more money out of your pocket 

 

By replacing your PAP tubing, filters, and cushions as recommended replacement schedule, you avoid these issues. Review the Replacement Schedule below for more information. 

Item (number) HCPCS Code Replacement Frequency
CPAP Mask A7034 Every 3 months
CPAP Headgear A7035 Every 3-6 months
CPAP Tubing A7037 Every 3 months
Disposable Filter A7038 2 new filters every month
Non-disposable Filters A7039 2 new filters every 6 months
CPAP Chin strap A7036 Every 6 months
Full Face Mask A7030 Every 3 months
Oral CPAP Mask A7044 Every 3 months
Humidifier Chamber A7046 Every 6 months
CPAP Machine E0601 Generally, every 3-5 years, or as necessary

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