What are the guidelines for reporting patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Himanshu Wickramasinghe, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Whether and under what circumstances patients with sleep apnea should be reported to the licensing authority depend on the laws of the state. Those who take care of patients with OSA must be aware of state statutes or regulations regarding reporting of high-risk drivers.


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