Thursday, February 2, 2017, 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. ET.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. For more information about heart disease risk factors and prevention, visit CDC.gov/heartdisease/.
Medicare Part B covers heart (cardiovascular) disease screenings. These screening tests help detect conditions that may lead to a heart attack or stroke. For more information, visit Medicare.gov/coverage/cardiovascular-disease-screenings.html#1368.