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Inspire® therapy qualifications

Over 50,000 people are sleeping soundly and treating their obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) with Inspire therapy.

Eligibility requirements

To be a candidate for Inspire therapy, you must meet the following FDA indications:

  • Age 18 or older

  • Diagnosed with moderate to severe OSA

  • Have tried and struggle with CPAP

Inspire therapy has been clinically tested for people with a body mass index (BMI) up to 40. Over 90%1 of U.S. adults are within this range. Most insurance policies have a BMI policy in place for Inspire therapy coverage. Check with your insurance policy to learn what the BMI requirement is for your plan.

Inspire therapy is FDA-approved for use in pediatric patients with Down syndrome. Learn more about specific qualifications here.

The image shows a man completing a Do I Qualify Form
The image shows a man completing a Do I Qualify Form

Do you qualify?

Find out if Inspire therapy is right for you. Most people who have tried and struggle with CPAP meet the basic requirements for Inspire therapy. 


Real patients recommend Inspire therapy

Ready to make a consultation appointment?

Your primary care provider can refer you to an Inspire-trained doctor for a consultation. You also can reach out to an Inspire Advisor or use the locator to find one near you.

1 “Overweight & Obesity Statistics - Niddk.” National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Sept. 2021.
The patient testimonials & sleep apnea treatment reviews above relate to accounts of an individual’s response to treatment. The accounts are genuine, typical & documented. Responses to the treatment can & do vary. Not every response is the same. Patients were not compensated other than for travel expenses. Please review the safety information provided on this site & note that this therapy is not for everyone. Furthermore, the information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.
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