Cardiovascular disease screenings


Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers screening blood tests for cholesterol, lipid, and triglyceride levels every 5 years. These screening tests help detect conditions that may lead to a heart attack or stroke.

Who’s eligible?

All people with Medicare Part B are covered.

Your costs in Original Medicare

You pay nothing for the tests, and the Part B deductible doesn’t apply.
You pay 20% of the Medicare-approved amount for the doctor’s visit.