A Fox17 news report examines the millions of dollars spent annually to fund sleep apnea studies.

This Fox 17 News Waste Watch investigation shows hundreds of millions of tax dollars funding sleep apnea studies every year.

And Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) says more than a hundred million of that money could be wasted.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is found by its own Inspector General to be overpaying or wrongly paying providers more than $16 million while trying to determine if patients have sleep apnea.

View the full story at www.fox17.com