PACE - Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly

*Program available in Greater New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette area.

HOW TO ACCESS:

Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS)
Contact: PACE GNO at (504) 945-1531
Franciscan PACE Baton Rouge at (225) 490-0604
Franciscan PACE Lafayette at (337) 470-4500

ELIGIBILITY:

Participants are persons age 55 years or older, live in the PACE provider service area and are certified to meet nursing facility level of care and financially eligible for Medicaid long term care. Participation is voluntary and enrollees may disenroll at any time.  

COVERED SERVICES:

ALL Medicaid and Medicare services, both acute and long-term care

COMMENTS:

Emphasis is on enabling participants to remain in community and enhance quality of life.
Interdisciplinary team performs assessment and develops individualized plan of care.
Each PACE program serves a specific geographic region.
PACE programs bear financial risk for all medical support services required for enrollees.
PACE programs receive a monthly capitated payment for Medicaid and Medicare eligible enrollees.

CONTACT:

PACE GNO at (504) 945-1531
Franciscan PACE Baton Rouge at (225)490-0604
Franciscan PACE Lafayette at (337) 470-4500