Assuring PACE for frail seniors: Recommendations to simplify enrollment and expansion
Jennie Chin Hansen
Dec 09, 2022
In October 2022, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released a report titled “Improving Access to and Enrollment in Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).” In the report, the BPC...
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Oct 24, 2022
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Aug 24, 2022
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High-intensity rehab improves function in nursing-home eligible PACE participants
Feb 14, 2022
Participants experienced long-lasting functional improvements shown to reduce the risk of falls and help maintain independence, investigators say.
Provider’s payout in whistleblower billing fraud case approaches $60 million
Mar 30, 2018
A New York provider serving elderly and disabled Medicaid beneficiaries has reached a $10.3 million settlement in a state and federal case over long-term care payments.
What is your vision for PACE expansion and innovation?
Jan 30, 2017
In the final days of the Obama administration, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services provided a parting gift to the PACE community by issuing a Request for Information seeking stakeholder input on...
New PACE program would seek younger dual eligibles
Jan 03, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is soliciting feedback on a five-year program that would expand the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly to younger dual eligibles and keep them out...
PACE: Now is the time to scale
Oct 19, 2015
In this time of interest in providing better care for dual eligibles, CMS has piloted many new models of care and will now allow for-profit PACE programs.
Senators push CMS to expand program for long-term care outside nursing homes
Sep 26, 2014
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Sentara Life Care launches $16.9M replacement project
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