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

​Maryland’s PACE program, operating as Hopkins ElderPlus, is a voluntary health program designed to provide and coordinate all needed preventive, primary, acute and long-term care services so that older individuals can continue living in the community. Medicaid coverage of PACE may be granted to individuals who meet the PACE program eligibility requirements:

  • Currently reside in the PACE service area, which consists of the following zip codes:  21202, 21205, 21206, 21213, 21214, 21217, 21218, 21219, 21220, 21221, 21222, 21224, 21227, 21231, 21237 or 21052;
  • Be at least 55 years old;
  • Certified to need nursing facility level of care;
  • Have an approved PACE plan of care and agree to receive all health and long-term care services exclusively from Hopkins Elder Plus (HEP) PACE and its providers; and
  • Have income no more than 300% of the SSI benefit level for a household of one person and assets no more than $2,000.