Help Address Heart Health Disparities
Black or African American patients have the highest prevalence of hypertension out of all racial and ethnic groups (see data snapshot). American Heart Month and Black History Month is the perfect time to learn about preventive services, and find out how to address health disparities.
Medicare covers cardiovascular disease screening tests and intensive behavioral therapy for cardiovascular disease. Your patients pay nothing if you accept assignment. Find out when your patient is eligible for these services. If you need help, contact your eligibility service provider.