Rural program aims to keep elderly in homes, communities

December 2008
State Health Watch;Dec2008, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p11
The article offers information on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) developed by North Dakota Medicaid with the Northland Healthcare Alliance to meet the needs of elderly residents. The program's objectives are to provide quality health care services with a strong focus on prevention and to provide a comprehensive package of services in a one-stop shop. Health benefits for PACE recipients include immunizations and ongoing monitoring of their health and well-being. The challenges facing the program are also noted.


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