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Prescription Policy for Legend Devices

Federal law requires that we have a valid prescription on file before we ship you a machine, mask, or humidifier. The prescription must be submitted to us by mail or fax. You do not need a new prescription to fulfill this requirement and can send us your original prescription, provided it has not expired. Prescription can be written by any of the following providers:

  • Medical Doctor (M.D.)
  • Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  • Physician Assistant (with supervising M.D. or D.O.)
  • Nurse Practitioner (N.P.)
  • Dentist (D.D.S. or D.M.D.) including oral surgeons and orthodontists
  • Naturopathic Physicians (N.D.)

We're sorry, we cannot accept prescriptions from:

  • Psychologists
  • Chiropractors
  • Physical Therapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Optometrists

If you have a valid international prescription, upon receipt and review of the prescription, we will ship your order to any U.S. state, or to your country of residence. If the prescription is not written in English, the entire prescription must be translated into English on the original document.

We are unable to request a prescription on your behalf from a doctor outside of the United States.

The required elements of prescriptions for various types of equipment are outline below. All medical prescriptions must include the patient’s name, the prescribing physician’s full name, the physician’s contact information and the physician’s signature.

CPAP Machine Prescription

  • One of the following phrases: "CPAP" or "Continuous Positive Airway Pressure."
  • Specific pressure. For example: “9 CM/H2O,” or simply “9.”

APAP Machine Prescription

  • One of the following phrases: "APAP," "AutoPAP," "AutoSet," "Auto CPAP," "Auto Adjusting CPAP," "Self Adjusting CPAP," "CPAP," "Continuous Positive Airway Pressure," or similar term.
  • Optional: pressure range.  Example: “5-20 CM/H20,” or simply “5-20.”

BPAP Machine Prescription

  • One of the following phrases: "BPAP," "BiLevel," "BiPAP," or "VPAP."
  • Your inspiration pressure (also called IPAP Pressure or Breathing In pressure).  Example: “IPAP 11 CM/H20,” or just “IPAP 11.”
  • Your expiration pressure (Also called EPAP Pressure or Breathing Out pressure). Example: “EPAP 13 CM/H20,” or simply “EPAP 13.”

BPAP Auto Machine Prescription

  • One of the following phrases: "BPAP," "BiLevel," "VPAP," "BPAP Auto." 
  • Inspiration pressure (IPAP) and expiration pressure (EPAP) are NOT required for the BPAP Auto.

BPAP ST Machine Prescription

  • Contains one of the following words or phrases: "BPAP ST," "Synchrony ST," "VPAP ST." 
  • Contains a backup rate or BPM setting.
  • Contains your inspiration pressure (also called IPAP Pressure or Breathing In pressure). For example: “IPAP 12 CM/H20,” or simply “IPAP 12.”
  • Contains your expiration pressure (also called EPAP Pressure or Breathing Out pressure). For example: “EPAP 18 CM/H2O,” or just “EPAP 18.”

BPAP Auto SV Machine Prescription

  • Contains one of the following words or phrases: "BPAP SV" or "BPAP Servo Ventilation."
  • May or may not contain a backup rate or Breath Per Minute (BPM) setting.
  • Contains your IPAP Min and Max, or Minimum and Maximum Inspiration Pressure (breathing in pressure), or the settings can be provided to us. Examples: “IPAP Min 6 cm/H20 - IPAP Max 15 cm/H20,” “IPAP Min 6 cmwp - Max 15 cmwp,” “IPAP Min 6 - IPAP Max 15.”
  • Contains your EPAP or Expiration (breathing out Pressure) or the setting can be provided to us. This may be called the EEP (End Expiratory Pressure). Examples: “EPAP 5 cm/H2O,” “EPAP 5 cmwp,” “EPAP 5.”
  • Sample of wording for a complete prescription for a BPAP Auto SV to include Back Up Rate: “BPAP SV,” “IPAP Min 6 cmH2O,” “IPAP Max 15 cm H2O,” “EPAP 6 cmH2O,” “13 BMP.”

BPAP AVAP Machine Prescription

  • Contains one of the following words or phrases: “BPAP ST,” “AVAP,” “BPAP AVAP,” “BLevel AVAP,” or “Average Volume Assured Pressure Support.”
  • Contains the Tidal Volume Estimated.

CPAP Mask Prescription

  • Contains one of the following words or phrases: “CPAP Mask,” “CPAP Supplies,” “CPAP Humidifier,” “CPAP,” “Continuous Positive Airway Pressure,” “APAP,” “AutoPAP,” “AutoSet,” “Auto CPAP,” “Auto Adjusting CPAP,” “Self Adjusting CPAP,” “BPAP,” “BiLevel,” “VPAP,” “BPAP Auto,” “BPAP ST,” “Synchrony ST,” “VPAP ST.”

CPAP Humidifier Prescription

  • Contains one of the following words or phrases: “CPAP Humidifier,” “Humidifier,” “HH,” “CPAP Supplies,” “CPAP Mask,” “CPAP,” “Continuous Positive Airway Pressure,” “APAP,” “AutoPAP,” “AutoSet,” “Auto CPAP,” “Auto Adjusting CPAP,” “Self Adjusting CPAP,” “BPAP,” “BiLevel,” “VPAP,” “BPAP Auto,” “BPAP ST,” “Synchrony ST,” “VPAP ST.”