H.R. 1464 (105th): Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Coverage Act of 1997

Apr 28, 1997 (105th Congress, 1997–1998)
Died (Referred to Committee)
William “Bill” Thomas
Representative for California's 21st congressional district
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Apr 28, 1997
38 pages
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Signed by the President
Aug 05, 1997


This bill was introduced on April 28, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 28, 1997
Referred to Committee Apr 28, 1997
Full Title

To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to expand and make permanent the availability of cost-effective, comprehensive acute and long-term care services to frail elderly persons through Programs of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.


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Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Coverage Act of 1997 - Amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to:
(1) provide for the receipt of Medicare benefits through enrollment in a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE) program for certain eligible individuals; and
(2) establish PACE as a Medicaid State option.
Provides for demonstration projects under Medicare allowing PACE providers to be for-profit private entities.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study and report to the Congress on the quality and cost of providing PACE program services under Medicare and Medicaid under the amendments made by this Act. Directs the Physician Payment Review Commission and the Prospective Payment Review Commission to make annual recommendations on the methodology and level of payments made to PACE providers and on the treatment of private, for-profit entities as PACE providers.

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