Heart Rehab Centers Close Hospitals are increasingly closing cardiac rehabilitation centers, reacting to uncertainty over how to pay for treatments. Despite proof that physical therapy and counseling improve survival rates after a heart attack, only one-third of patients receive it. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.
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Cardiac Rehab Centers Closing over Funding Issues

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Cardiac Rehab Centers Closing over Funding Issues

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Cardiac Rehab Centers Closing over Funding Issues

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Hospitals are increasingly closing cardiac rehabilitation centers, reacting to uncertainty over how to pay for treatments. Despite proof that physical therapy and counseling improve survival rates after a heart attack, only one-third of patients receive it. NPR's Patricia Neighmond reports.