42 CFR § 460.6 - Definitions.
As used in this part, unless the context indicates otherwise, the following definitions apply:
Medicare beneficiary means an individual who is entitled to Medicare Part A benefits or enrolled under Medicare Part B, or both.
PACE stands for programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly.
PACE center is a facility which includes a primary care clinic, and areas for therapeutic recreation, restorative therapies, socialization, personal care, and dining, and which serves as the focal point for coordination and provision of most PACE services.
PACE program means a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly that is operated by an approved PACE organization and that provides comprehensive healthcare services to PACE enrollees in accordance with a PACE program agreement.
Participant means an individual who is enrolled in a PACE program.
Service, as used in this part, means all services that could be required under § 460.92, including items and drugs.
Trial period means the first 3 contract years in which a PACE organization operates under a PACE program agreement, including any contract year during which the entity operated under a PACE demonstration waiver program.
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