1. CMS Final Rule Increases Flexibility for PACE Organizations

    New regulation from CMS increases flexibility for PACE organizations in multiple aspects of program operations. ... and analysis of the Final Rule and what it means for PACE organizations.  You can also read this in ... format (PDF).  LeadingAge created a checklist for PACE organizations to comply with the Final Rule. In ...

    11, 2019
  2. Resources for Adult Day, PACE, and Senior Centers

    ... Adult Day Centers, Participants  (4/1/21) COVID-19 and PACE: Interview with Dr. James Mittelberger  (3/25/21) PACE Organization Update  (2/19/21)  CMS Issues New FAQs for PACE Organizations  (9/16/20) CMS Extends Deadlines for HCBS ...

    10, 2020
  3. President Signs PACE Innovation Act

    President Obama signed the PACE Innovation Act (PIA) into law on Nov. 5, 2015. The new ... (CMS) to develop pilot projects based on the successful PACE Model of Care. On Oct. 21, the PACE Innovation Act of 2015 (S. 1362) was approved by the ...

    08, 2015
  4. CMS Issues New FAQs for PACE Organizations

    ... for (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) PACE organizations. CMS provided answers to questions in three areas: overnight care in a PACE center, COVID-19 case reporting requirements, and waivers from PACE regulations. This document follows CMS guidance ...

    16, 2020
  5. CMS Holds COVID-19 Call for PACE Organizations

    Following the March 17 guidance issued for PACE organizations, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services held a teleconference for PACE organizations and state agencies on COVID-19. This ... webpage to see if this call is posted. Flexibility with PACE Requirements CMS acknowledged, similar to what is ...

    25, 2020
  6. CMS Documents Provide New COVID-19 Guidance to PACE Organizations

    On April 9 and April 10, CMS issued two documents for PACE organizations that provide more information and new flexibilities available to PACE organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. CMS first ... by participants in the March 22 call CMS hosted for PACE organizations. This document includes questions on these ...

    13, 2020
  7. Reflections on Opening a Rural PACE in Michigan

    ... vice president for strategy and policy at the National PACE Association , there are only 20 rural Programs of ... (left) and Zelpha Volz enjoy each other’s company at the PACE Central Michigan Day Center. “Rural [PACEs] represent ... Based on our mission, our desire to be involved in a PACE revolved around seeking alternative progressive health ...

    17, 2019
    Mike Logan
  8. CMS Announces PACE Final Rule

    ... and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new final rule for PACE (Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) ... programs.  The final rule  increases flexibility for PACE programs and may have the effect of expanding access to PACE among consumers. The rule's publication has been long ...

    05, 2019
  9. PACE

    ... if they prefer to do so. Support increased availability of PACE organization services to older adults through regulatory ... and investment at the federal and state levels. Promote PACE across the country via new and expanded service areas ... Advance policy that promotes the availability of PACE across funding streams. Ensure that any LTSS models from ...

    27, 2021
  10. Congress Approves PACE Innovations Act

    ... bring the programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE) model to more populations -- including younger ... home level of care standard, and others. Currently, the PACE model is limited to those aged 55 and older who meet ... S. 1362 is the companion bill to the Smith-Blumenauer  PACE Innovation Act of 2015  (H.R. 3243), and the U.S. ...

    21, 2015