North Mississippi Medical Center’s Sleep Disorder Center¬†began using in-home sleep apnea tests for patients who were too busy to stay for in-lab sleep tests or not comfortable with the in-lab procedures, reports The Herald.

But, Kramer said, the technology could be a threat.

“Insurance is going to this as the first measure of your sleep disorder when it’s applicable,” he said. “They are pushing us toward this. We’re just trying to be poised and ready for that and provide good care for the patients and give them good information.”

The in-home sleep tests have helped patients who couldn’t stay through an entire in-lab sleep test, however.

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