Michigan’s Department of Community Health

jessievenegas Jessie Venegas — 12/01/2009

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This program provides a coordinated care intervention model that focuses entirely on older people who are frail enough to meet their state's standards for nursing home care. This program as been proven to work addressing the needs of elderly patients with multiple chronic conditions. For consumers, PACE provides: • Caregivers who listen to and can respond to their individualized care needs • The option to continue living in the community as long as possible • One-stop shopping for all health care services For health care providers, PACE provides: • A capitated funding arrangement that rewards providers who are flexible and creative in providing the best care possible • The ability to coordinate care for individuals across settings and medical disciplines • The ability to meet increasing consumer demands for individualized care and supportive service arrangements For those who pay for care, PACE provides: • Cost savings and predictable expenditures • A comprehensive service package emphasizing preventive care that is usually less expensive and more effective than acute care • A model of choice for older individuals, focused on keeping them at home and out of institutional settings

Fragility, pluripathology/polipathology and/or complex chronic diseases

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