Use of Anti-Snoring Device Rises

The retirement haven of Lady Lake, Fla., boasts several golf courses and country clubs -- and apparently many residents who have restless sleep. In three years, Medicare spending there for small bedside ventilators that help treat a serious sleep-related condition soared 324 percent, to $1.4 million last year. Doctors in the central Florida town say their community is at the forefront of a national trend that has made the devices one of Medicare's fastest-growing medical equipment expenses, up...Full Story
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