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

jessievenegas Jessie Venegas — 11/01/2009

Michigan’s Department of Community Health

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

Fragility, pluripathology/polipathology and/or complex chronic diseases

Goals Prevention:
Promotes adecuate understanding levels on the community about the importance of prevention
Goals Detection:
Shows new evidence on the importance of early detection, including guidelines of effective practices
Goals Treatment:
Develop basic elements for an integrated health system , Provides support health policies to facilitate the planning and integration at locally and regionally , Strengthens cooperative local groups to provide integral services , It facilitates the management by processes , Emphasizes the care of pluri-pathological and fragile patients
Goals self-management:
Refocuses the health system to support self-management , Promotes patient involvement in planning services , Improving support services with an emphasis on peer support, the disabled and carers , Allows remote support to patients and their carers from health professionals








Capitol Commons Center 400 South Pine Street

MI 48933
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