Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) provides comprehensive medical and social services to eligible individuals who live in the community. Most PACE participants are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid and receive benefits on a capitated basis. 


To participate in PACE, individuals must meet the following criteria: 

  • Be at least 55 years old
  • Be certified to need a nursing facility level of care
  • Agree to receive all health and long-term care services from the PACE provider
  • Have income of no more than 300 percent of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit level for a household of one person and assets no more than $2,000.

PACE Sites

Maryland currently operates one PACE site, Hopkins ElderPlus​, which is approved to serve up to 200 individuals. 

PACE Expansion Update - February 2024

The Maryland Department of Health is working with the following organizations that have applied to ther Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to operate PACE organizations in Maryland:

Check this page for updates on the status of PACE expansion activities in Maryland as they become available.