Free or Low Cost Options

2) Get a free overnight sleep study while participating in a clinical trial

If you can’t afford a sleep study, find a sleep-related clinical trial that’s looking for people to participate in polysomnograms:

3) Get a free or discounted sleep study at a sleep center

Some sleep centers have federal funds or private grants to provide services to uninsured, low income, or unemployed people.  Other sleep centers may discount the price of a sleep study if you are not covered by insurance.

Speak with a manager of a sleep center and explain your situation.

To locate a sleep center near you, search online or check here.

4) Discounted CPAP equipment

The American Sleep Apnea Association has a CPAP assistance program to help patients in need.  You can get CPAP equipment as significantly reduced cost.

Learn more

5) Free relaxation and meditation tracks

For free relaxation and meditation tracks to help you overcome insomnia, reduce stress, and improve sleep quality.

Try this out at the MIT Medical website

6) Free white noise generators

White noise may help improve your sleep by drowning out background sounds that keep you from falling asleep or cause you to wake up during the night.

If you can’t afford a white noise machine, here are some temporary options:

Noises Online

White Noise & Co.

Oscillating Fan – 3 Hours of White Noise

Phone Apps:
White Noise Generator (Google Play)
White Noise Deep Sleep Sounds (Apple App store)

Need help for your sleep apnea but no insurance?

If you’re strapped for cash, getting diagnosed and treated can be challenging but you definitely have options

Read:  Ultimate Guide to Treating Sleep Apnea Without Insurance

Last updated: 2/25/2024

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