Cardiac Rehabilitation

TRICARE covers cardiac rehabilitation, including inpatient hospitalization and 36 medically supervised outpatient sessions for beneficiaries who have suffered one of the following cardiac events in the preceding 12 months:

  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery bypass graft
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Chronic stable angina
  • Heart valve surgery
  • Heart transplant, including heart-lung transplant
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
  • Stable chronic heart failure

TRICARE doesn't cover cardiac rehabilitation for lifetime maintenance performed at home or in a medically unsupervised setting.


This list of covered services is not all inclusive. TRICARE covers services that are medically necessaryTo be medically necessary means it is appropriate, reasonable, and adequate for your condition. and considered proven. There are special rules or limits on certain services, and some services are excluded.

Last Updated 6/18/2020