Pulmonary rehabilitation programs
Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers a comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation program if you have moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and have a referral from your doctor to treat it. Medicare also covers pulmonary rehabilitation if you've had confirmed or suspected COVID-19 and experience persistent symptoms that include respiratory dysfunction for at least 4 weeks.
Your costs in Original Medicare
- If you get the service in a doctor's office, you pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount .
- If you get the service in a hospital outpatient setting , you also pay the hospital a copayment per session.
- The Part B deductible applies.
What it is
Pulmonary rehabilitation programs help you breathe better, get stronger, and be able to live more independently.
Things to know
You can get these services in a doctor’s office or a hospital outpatient setting that offers pulmonary rehabilitation programs.