MINNEAPOLIS, May 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: INSP) ("Inspire"), a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and minimally invasive solutions for patients with obstructive sleep apnea (“OSA”), announced today that Anthem, Inc. (“Anthem”) will provide coverage for the Company’s Inspire therapy, effective May 20, 2021. Anthem is a leading health benefits company dedicated to improving lives and communities and making healthcare simpler that, through its affiliated companies, serves 42 million individuals within its family of health plans.
“We are pleased to receive this positive coverage decision from Anthem, bringing the total to 64 commercial insurance plans, and inclusive of Medicare represents approximately 260 million lives,” said Tim Herbert, President and Chief Executive Officer of Inspire Medical Systems. “Anthem was providing approval through the prior authorization process and conducted a mid-cycle review of the Inspire technology, resulting in this positive coverage policy. This positive coverage decision provides additional OSA patients who are unable to benefit from CPAP the opportunity to gain access to Inspire therapy.”
In addition to these commercial coverage policies, Inspire therapy also has Medicare coverage across the entire United States.
About Inspire Medical Systems
Inspire is a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative and minimally invasive solutions for patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Inspire’s proprietary Inspire therapy is the first and only FDA-approved neurostimulation technology that provides a safe and effective treatment for moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea.
For additional information about Inspire, please visit www.inspiresleep.com.
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