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is cardiac catheterization and angioplasty covered by medicare ?

 

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Yes. Why wouldn't it be covered? If there is a medical indication for either procedure, I would imagine that any insurance, including Medicare, would cover it.

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Yes, a cardiac catheterization and angioplasty is covered as long as the doctor can show "medical necessity" for the procedures.  There must be documentation to "prove" the medical need for the procedures.

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