Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program promotes quality, comprehensive health services for older adults. The primary care physicians and interdisciplinary team of professionals provide and coordinate all services for the individual, providing a “one-stop shop” for the individual's needs. Most services are provided in home and at the PACE Center.

Services

  • On-Site Physician / Medical Supervision
  • Nursing Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Activities and Exercise
  • Lunch
  • Social Services
  • Dentist
  • Audiologist
  • Optometrist
  • Podiatrist

Eligibility

To be eligible for PACE, an individual must meet the following criteria:
  1. Be 55 years of age or older;
  2. Meet the Medicaid long-term care threshold;
  3. Can live safely in the community with the help of PACE services when you join;
  4. Live in the service area of a PACE organization.

Enrollment

To apply for the PACE program, contact your local Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC). The ADRC will conduct a functional eligibility assessment to determine functional eligibility for PACE. To get current contact information for your local ADRC call 855-200-2372.

Once you are found functionally eligible, you will need to apply for Medicaid if you are not already enrolled in Medicaid. The PACE organization in your area will call you for enrollment.

There are PACE facilities in the following counties: Dickinson, Douglas, Ellsworth, Harvey, Jackson, Jefferson, Leavenworth, Lincoln, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, McPherson, Nemaha, Osage, Ottawa, Reno, Rice, Saline, Sedgwick, Shawnee, Pottawatomie, Wabaunsee and Wyandotte.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who determines what services I get?

  • Who provides the services?

  • Who do I contact for services?

  • How can PACE benefit me?

  • How do I pay for PACE?

Additional Information

For additional information or assistance you may follow the provided link to contact your area PACE Organization or the below listed organizations:

  • PACE 4 You

    PACE 4 You can provide information about the PACE Program, locating services in your area, provide information regarding PACE if you are moving to a new state/area, and so much more. The PACE 4 You program also provides a video to help individuals understand the PACE program.

  • National PACE Association
    The National PACE Association provides information regarding educational opportunities, federal policies, state resources, research, PACE model practices and more.

Contact Information

Program Manager:
Carrie Proffitt

Phone:
785-296-8288

Email:
carrie.a.proffitt@ks.gov

Fax:
785-296-0256

Mail:
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services
Attention: Home and Community Based Services
503 S. Kansas Ave.
Topeka, KS 66603-3404