CMS Proposed Rule Updates PACE Program To Allow More Flexibility Of Interdisciplinary Teams

News Report | August 28, 2016


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is revising and updating the requirements for the Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) to give the program greater operational flexibility, especially regarding the use of interdisciplinary teams. CMS is also proposing changes to sanctions, enforcement actions, and terminations to strengthen its ability to hold PACE organizations accountable. This update is the first in a decade. It addresses multiple program elements. The proposed rule was released on August 16, 2016. Public comments are due on Monday, October 17, 2016.

PACE is a Medicare and Medicaid program that provides comprehensive . . .

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