Many individuals who select this plan type are interested in receiving community-based services and also seek a centralized dedicated care team under one roof. To enroll, you need to be at least 55 years old.
PACE primarily revolves around the enrollee’s adult day health center that promotes care and socialization among plan members.
Compared to the other plans, PACE services are handled by an interdisciplinary provider team. This team is comprised of professional and paraprofessional staff. They assess the member’s needs, develop care plans, deliver services, and ensure that all member’s social and medical requirements will be addressed.
Some of the Medicaid and Medicare services covered under this program are:
• Emergency services
• Hospital care
• Home Health Aide service and CDPAP
• Laboratory/x-ray services
• Medical specialty services
• Nursing home care
• Nutritional counseling
• Occupational therapy
• Physical therapy
• Prescription drugs
• Primary care (including doctor & nursing services)
• Recreational therapy
• Social services
• Social work counseling