PACE adds another permanent organization-Baltimore, Md. (Under the Wire).
PACE offers an optional benefit under Medicare and Medicaid for the provision of all medical and social services to recipients qualified for nursing home care who choose to stay in their communities, Providence is the third provider in the nation to obtain permanent status.
"This is a result of the successful relationship forged between state and federal agencies, provides and foundations during the pilot project phase," said CMS Administrator Tom Scully.
Scheduled for permanent status on Nov. 1, Providence ElderPlace-Seattle now serves about 144 beneficiaries with an average age of 78.
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|Publication:||Contemporary Long Term Care|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Sep 1, 2002|
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