How to Enroll
Do You Have to Pay for PACE?There is no fee if you are financially qualified for TennCare long term services and supports.If you are eligible for Medicare only, there will be a fee involved. Those without Medicare or TennCare may pay privately. The PACE enrollment coordinator will help you apply for TennCare.
All services must be approved by the PACE team. Cost for unauthorized or out of network services may be the responsibility of the participant.
Who is Eligible?INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE:
- Age 55 or older
- Living in Hamilton County, Tennessee
- Assessed by the PACE interdisciplinary team as being appropriate for PACE services
- Certified by TennCare as eligible for nursing home level of care
How to Refer Someone
Physicians, social workers, professionals and anyone else can refer someone to PACE, as long as they ask the potential participant or caregiver for permission to do so. When PACE receives a referral, we reach out to the caregiver or potential participant to provide information and answer questions.
To make a referral to PACE:
Call our intake line at 423-495-9114 or
Download the Referral Form below and fax it to 423-495-0156 or email it to email@example.comDownload our Referral Form
Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging & Disability
Appoint a Representative: Use CMS Form 1696 to appoint an individual to act as your representative.
An Ascension Living Alexian PACE team member is ready to answer your questions and provide further information on:
- How to get started on the PACE Program
- Adult Day Health
- Medical care
- Prescription mediations
- Home care
- Therapy services
- Durable medical equipment
- Social services