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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

  • Dentistry

  • Optometry

  • Podiatry

  • 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

  • Nursing care

  • 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.    

 

County

Organization

Phone Number

 

Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield

Denver, Jefferson

 

 

Pueblo

 

Total Longterm Care, Inc/Innovage Greater Colorado PACE

720-974-2411

 

 

 

719-553-0400

 
El Paso

Rocky Mountain PACE

719-314-2327

 

Delta

Montrose

Senior CommUnity Care/VOANS PACE

970-835-8500

970-252-0522

 

Contact Information:   

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.