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Last Updated: 8/1/2022


How can I tell if I'm eligible for the PACE of the Ozarks program?

To join you must live in our service area, meet State of Arkansas level of care requirements, be 55 or older, and be able to safely live in the community with support of PACE services. Click here to view more info about eligibility.

What is nursing facility level of care?

Individuals applying for a PACE Program typically needs assistance with two or more activities of daily livings such as toileting, transfers, or eating. This may also include a dementia diagnosis that requires supervision. Level of care determination for enrollment is determined by the Department of Human Services of the State of Arkansas.

Can I keep my Primary Care Physician PCP?

When you enroll in PACE of the Ozarks you are assigned a Primary Care Provider who is a member of your IDT care team.  

Participants must receive all needed health care, including primary care and specialist physician services (other than emergency services), from the PACE organization or from an entity authorized by the PACE organization.

Do you offer Home Care? If so, how many hours?

Yes, under the PACE model all individuals may be eligible for Home Care hours. The amount allotted to a participant is determined by our Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) based on the participant’s medical condition, environment, and need.

How do participants get to PACE of the Ozarks Center?

PACE of the Ozarks provides transportation to the PACE Center. Transportation is a key part of the PACE benefit. Transportation is not only provided between the home and the PACE Center, but also to appointments with specialists and other activities as approved by the PACE of the Ozarks interdisciplinary team.

Is there a fee for the transportation services offered by PACE of the Ozarks?

Transportation provided as determined by IDT at no charge.

What happens if there is a medical emergency?

In the event of a medical emergency that you feel if life threatening please dial 911 for help and proceed to the closest emergency medical facility.

We are available. In the event of an emergency situation you will be able to call a member of your care team 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You will be given specific instructions as to what to do next.

What if I decide PACE is not for me?

A PACE participant may voluntarily disenroll from the program without cause at any time. If a participant moves out of the service area or simply wishes to end their enrollment at any time during the month. The PACE of the Ozarks will cover care until the last day of the month