Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women. That is one of the reasons why Medicare covers preventive heart screening.
Medicare covers a cardiovascular disease screening every 5 years for free. The preventive tests help detect heart disease early and measures:
And triglyceride levels
Medicare also covers cardiac rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation services like exercise, education, and counseling.
If you are at risk for a heart attack or stroke, there are steps that can be taken to prevent these conditions. With these preventive services you can take steps to lower your cholesterol and stay healthy.