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The goal of cardiac rehabilitation is to restore and maintain optimal health while helping to reduce the risk of future heart problems. Led by a multidisciplinary team of physicians on the medical staff, cardiac rehabilitation involves others trained to deliver personalized exercise prescriptions, education and lifestyle-modification sessions.

Learn more about cardiac rehabilitation

Does insurance cover cardiac rehab?

Medicare and many other insurance providers can cover a large portion if not all of the costs of cardiac rehabilitation for most heart problems. Insurance benefits will be verified before patients start the program.

Who is helped by cardiac rehab?

Patients who have had any of the following procedures or conditions may benefit from cardiac rehabilitation:

  • Heart attack
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease
  • Angina pectoris
  • Abnormal stress test
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Pacemaker or AICD
  • Heart failure
  • Angioplasty or atherectomy
  • Coronary artery bypass surgery
  • Heart transplant
  • Cardiomyopathy

What are the benefits of cardiac rehab?

  • Improvement of exercise tolerance
  • Reduction of symptoms
  • Reduction of cholesterol levels
  • Reduction of cigarette smoking
  • Improvement in psychosocial well-being and reduction of stress
  • Lowering of blood pressure

Getting help when you get home

Cardiac Rehab Facilities

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