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
Angina pectoris(chest pain)
- A heart valve repair or replacement
- A coronary
Angioplasty(a medical procedure used to open a blocked artery) or Coronary stent(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.
Cardiac rehabilitation programs include exercise, education, and counseling.
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.