What is cardiac & pulmonary rehab?
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation doesn’t change your past, but it can help you improve your heart and lung's future.
Cardiopulmonary rehab is a medically supervised program designed to improve your cardiovascular and lung health if you have experienced heart attack, heart failure, angioplasty, heart surgery, or lung conditions realted to COPD or illness such as COVID.
In cardiopulmonary rehab, you will learn how to:
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation is an option for people with many forms of heart or lung disease. In particular, if your medical history includes:
Talk to your doctor about a cardiopulmonary rehab program. Many insurance plans, including Medicaid and Medicare, cover it but require your doctor to provide a referral for the program. Once you have your referral you can contact GRMC scheduling department to set up your appointment. They will also be able to help you with any question about insurance coverage you may have. Their number is 940-549-3400 ext 375.