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.
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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:
Atherosclerotic heart disease
Abnormal stress test
Valvular heart disease
Pacemaker or AICD
Angioplasty or atherectomy
Coronary artery bypass surgery
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