S036 Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is an insured service only under the following conditions:
a. For the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea that is unresponsive to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) or intolerant of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and;
b. the procedure is rendered to correct an identified site of airway obstruction causing the obstructive sleep apnea.
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty is not an insured service when rendered solely for the treatment of snoring.