Cardiac rehabilitation programs

Cardiac rehabilitation programs

 provides coverage for a cardiac rehabilitation or physical therapy program 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.

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

Cardiac rehabilitation programs include exercise, education, and counseling.

Things to know

These cardiac rehabilitation 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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