Cardiac rehabilitation programs

Cardiac rehabilitation programs

 covers these programs if you’ve had at least one of these conditions:

  • A heart attack in the last 12 months
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Current stable (chest pain)
  • A heart valve repair or replacement
  • A coronary (a medical procedure used to open a blocked artery) or (a procedure used to keep an artery open)
  • A heart or heart-lung transplant
  • Stable chronic heart failure

Part B also covers intensive cardiac rehabilitation (ICR) programs that usually include more rigorous or intense exercise, education, and counseling.

How often is it covered?
Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay 20% of the 

 if you get the services in a doctor's office. In a hospital outpatient setting, you pay the hospital a 

. The Part B 

 applies.

What it is

Programs include exercise, education, and counseling.

Things to know

These programs may be provided in a 

 (including a critical access hospital) or in a doctor’s office. Part B covers ICR programs if your doctor referred you and you had any of the conditions listed above.

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