Program of All-Inclusive Care For The Elderly (PACE)

Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is run by Medicare and Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program). The PACE program provides health care and support services to individuals 55 years of age and older.  The goal of PACE is to help frail individuals live in their communities by providing services based upon their needs.

Who Qualifies?

  • You must be 55 years of age or older;
  • You must meet nursing facility level of care (this is determined by a Single Entry Point agency);
  • You must live in the service area of the PACE organization; and
  • You must be able to live in a community without risking your health or safety.

Benefits and Services

  • Adult day health center services
  • Assisted living and nursing facility services
  • Behavioral and mental health services
  • Dental services
  • Durable medical equipment and supplies
  • Home care services
  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital and emergency services
  • Meals and nutritional services in the day center
  • Medication (prescription and over-the-counter)
  • Nursing care
  • Optometry (vision) services
  • Podiatry (foot) services
  • Primary care and specialty provider visits
  • Rehabilitation therapies including physical, occupational, and speech
  • Respite care and caregiver education
  • Transportation to and from the day center and to medical appointments
  • Various activities in the day center

What Does It Cost?

You may be able to get PACE program benefits and services at no cost, or you may have to pay a monthly payment.

How To Apply

You must contact the PACE program in your area to apply. Below are the PACE organizations in Colorado and the areas they serve.  

Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Denver, Jefferson Innovage Greater Colorado PACE 720-974-2411
Pueblo Innovage Greater Colorado PACE 719-553-0400
El Paso Rocky Mountain PACE 719-314-2327
Delta Senior CommUnity Care/VOANS PACE 970-835-8500
Montrose Senior CommUnity Care/VOANS PACE 970-252-0522

If you have more questions about this program, please call the PACE Organization in your area listed above or contact the Health First Colorado Member Contact Center.