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Insurance Coverage – Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

As a caregiver or someone with a heart condition, you're naturally concerned about keeping financial matters under control. No single plan will work for every person or family in this situation, but these pointers can help you get started.

  • Make sure you know the details of any health insurance plan(s) that cover your care.
  • Read the fine print to become familiar with such matters as how to get heart device therapies pre-certified and how to submit claims.
  • Most insurers provide coverage for device therapy, so if you have questions about whether a proposed therapy is covered, contact your insurance company.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.