HealthNewsReview asks: Should the financial status of the sleep centers they accredit be taken into consideration when the AASM takes issue with the USPTF findings?

Screening more people for sleep apnea is not a harmless proposition. Dr. Sachin Pendharkar, a sleep specialist from the University of Calgary, in his editorial accompanying the USPTF study, notes that expanded screening as advocated by the AASM would yield some 27 million false-positive results while finding 13 million cases of sleep apnea.: