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TRHC Commends Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Creation of New Opportunities for Dual Medicaid and Medicare Patients
As mentioned in Ms. Verma’s letter, PACE provides innovative integrated care for dually eligible individuals in a comprehensive service package that supports participants to remain in their community rather than a nursing facility. CMS now permits for-profit organizations to sponsor PACE programs; previously only not-for-profit organizations were allowed. This important change in regulation means that states can provide more care to at-risk seniors who need nursing facility-level care and more options on where and how they can receive it. By incorporating PACE into a state’s integrated care strategy, a state can ensure access to a proven option that enables most participants to stay in their home and community rather than a nursing facility.
“We applaud CMS for introducing these recommendations to enable PACE to better serve our most vulnerable populations,” said TRHC’s Chairman and CEO,
TRHC (NASDAQ:TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk. TRHC provides solutions for a range of payers, providers and other healthcare organizations. For more information, visit TRHC.com.
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Bob East or Asher Dewhurst
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Source: Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc.