The Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), is a fully capitated Medicare and Medicaid managed care program which serves frail individuals age 55 and over who meet the nursing facility clinical criteria and who, at the time of admission, are able to remain in the community with supports.

PACE sites serve as many as 300 enrollees and utilizes an interdisciplinary team of clinicians in an expanded adult day health model to provide and manage all health, medical, and social service needs. There are currently 6 PACE providers and 10 sites.

The Senior Care Options Program (SCO) is a fully capitated Medicare and Medicaid managed care program that is offered to eligible MassHealth members age 65 and over, at all levels of need, in both community and institutional settings in most areas of the state.

Qualified senior care organizations have been selected, and have established large provider networks which coordinates and delivers all acute, long term care, and mental health and substance services to MassHealth enrollees in accordance with the geriatric model of care.

Enrollments are happening now.

To learn about PACE, SCO, or MassHealth benefits, contact the MassHealth Customer Service Center:

(TTY: 1-800-497-4648 for people with partial or total hearing loss)