Market Potential

  • Forty million Americans are chronically ill with various sleep disorders and most people who suffer from these illnesses do not realize it.
  • Sleep Apnea, a type of sleep disorder, effects as many as 1 in every 10 men over the age of 40.
  • Sleep Apnea is strongly associated with heart attack, heart failure and hypertension.

Payor Mix

  • The payor mix is generally
    • 70-80% private insurance
    • 20-30% Medicare and Medicaid

Profit Potential

  • The margins are
    • Private insurance...greater than 50%
    • Medicare and Medicaid...5-10%
  • Operating Expenses
    • Personnel...10% gross revenues
    • Office expenses, including postage, phones, etc....less than 1%
  • Projections
    • 5 tests per month (contract minimum) will offset operating expenses
    • 22 tests per month per system is maximum capacity

Additional Opportunities

  • Additional lab work
    • Patients may require additional testing prior to the study
    • The follow up testing and visits will be performed by your facility
  • Additional physician visits
    • Therapy can be supervised and managed by the patient's primary physician
    • Follow up visits will be performed by the patient's primary physician
  • Therapies necessary to treat the disorders
    • Therapy such as BIPAP, CPAP, nocturnal ventilation, etc. can be provided through your health care system


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Last Revised: February 1, 2010