cms programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly definition

A Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) is an innovative model that provides a range of integrated preventative, acute care, and long-term care services to manage the often complex medical, functional, and social needs of the frail elderly. PACE was created as a way to meet a person's health care needs while allowing them to continue living safely in the community. PACE is a pre-paid, capitated, comprehensive health care program.


part 460 — programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly, page: 168 (64026)

§ 460.72 [Amended]

  • 13. Amend § 460.72 by removing and reserving paragraph (c).
  • 14. Add § 460.84 to subpart E to read as follows:

§ 460.84 Emergency Preparedness

The Program for the All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) organization must comply with all applicable Federal, State, and local emergency preparedness requirements. The PACE organization must establish and maintain an emergency preparedness program that meets the requirements of this section. The emergency preparedness program must include, but not be limited to, the following elements: