PACE meeting will examine the evolution and future of growing eldercare model

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Not all of the pivotal healthcare reform talks will be taking place in Washington next week. The National PACE Association's 2009 annual conference will be taking place from Sunday through Wednesday in Pittsburgh.

The use of such a capitated payment system for nursing-home eligible individuals is receiving closer examination as all avenues of care are being examined. The keynote speaker at the Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®) meeting will be Susan Dentzer, editor-in-chief of the journal Health Affairs and on-air health issues analyst with The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.


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