House Passes Legislation to Increase PACE Availability by Mandating Final Rule

September 12, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The U.S. House of Representatives took decisive action today to address the needs of an increasing number of American families who are straining to provide long-term care to loved ones by passing the Comprehensive Care for Seniors Act (H.R. 6561). Congressional leaders long have seen greater access to Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE®) as a key component to improving care for older adults and those with disabilities. The legislation, which passed by unanimous voice vote, directs the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to issue the final PACE regulation by Dec. 31.  ….Read More