PACE Regulation Updated

PACE programs will have new flexibility under a recent update of regulations governing Programs of All-Inclusive Care. As described by the National Association of Medicaid Directors, the new regulation Allows PACE team members to fulfill multiple roles on the care team; Allows certain non-physician providers to serve in the place of primary care physicians on the care team; Clarifies that PACE programs offering prescription drug benefits are subject to Medicare Part D regulations; Eliminates requirements for PACE organizations to seek waivers for several of the most commonly waived aspects of PACE regulation; and Updates CMS's enforcement actions to promote accountability [...]