Assistive Devices Program (ADP)
The patient may require the use of additional sleep studies (i.e. CPAP/BIPAP titration) and/or upon completion of such additional sleep studies, clinical management by the appropriate ADP authorized physician(s).
Patient Costs Associated With CPAP/BIPAP Prescription
Three-quarters of the cost of nasal CPAP/BIPAP is covered by the ADP programme – up to a maximum of $645.00 provided the patient has been assessed by a sleep disorders consultant who is authorized by ADP to prescribe nasal CPAP/BIPAP.
ADP Authorized Disorder Clinic
The Bluewater Sleep Lab, is a Ministry of Health Assistive Devices Program (ADP) registered facility.
ADP Authorized Physicians
The following physicians are authorized to prescribe CPAP/BIPAP for patients assessed at the facility:
BLUEWATER SLEEP LAB
Dr. B. Davies MD, FPCP(C)
Dr. G. Soparkar MBBS, DTCD, MD, MRCP(UK), FRCPC
Dr. B. Simeunovic MD, FRCP(C)
Referrals to ADP authorized physicians are not the responsibility of the sleep laboratory. This responsibility is assigned to the referring physicians.
As diagnostic facilities, the sleep laboratory maintain arms-length relationships with home-care companies providing respiratory equipment. The sleep laboratory do not refer patients to any of these establishments.
Patients select the home-care company of their choice once they have been assessed by an ADP authorized physician and approved for eligibility under the Ministry of Health’s Assistive Devices Program.