Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
What is PACE?
PACE is a Medicare/Medicaid managed care system that provides health care and support services to persons 55 years of age and older. The goal of PACE is to assist frail individuals to live in their communities as independently as possible by providing comprehensive services depending on their needs.
Who is Eligible?
Persons 55 years of age or older
Persons must meet nursing facility level of care. This is determined by a State Medicaid agency
Persons must live in the area of the PACE organization
Persons must be able to live in a community setting without jeopardizing his or her health or safety
What services are available?
Primary care physician services
Specialty physician services
Medication (prescription and over-the-counter)
Rehabilitative therapies-physical, occupational and speech
Adult day health center services
Transportation to and from the day center and to medical appointments
Home Care Services
Respite care and caregiver education
Inpatient and outpatient hospital and emergency services
Mental Health services
Meals and Nutritional services in the day center
Durable medical equipment and supplies
Assisted living and nursing facility services
How to apply for PACE?
In order to apply for the PACE program, please contact the PACE program in the area that the individual needing PACE services will be living in. Below are the PACE organizations in Colorado and the areas they serve. You can also click on the name of the PACE organization to go to their home page for more information.
Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield
For grievances, concerns, and questions about the PACE program or PACE organizations, please contact Matt Ullrich at (303) 866-6232.
For all other Medicaid program or eligibility questions, please contact Medicaid Customer Service at 1-800-221-3943.