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Committee approves Rep Rendons plan to help people who need elderly care

first_img Categories: Daire Rendon News,News 29Nov Committee approves Rep. Rendon’s plan to help people who need elderly care The House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee today approved a plan introduced by state Rep. Daire Rendon to help give senior citizens high quality care within their communities.Rep. Rendon’s bill allows the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) to operate per zip code to eliminate duplication.“The PACE program allows an individual to age at home, while getting the services they need,” said Rendon, of Lake City. “This plan ensures that senior citizens who qualify for the program are getting the highest quality of care they deserve.”A PACE organization could be a not-for-profit, for-profit, or public entity participating both in Medicare and Medicaid.The program offers multiple services as well as Medicare and Medicaid financing for elderly individuals who meet the requirements.House Bill 6551 advances to the full House for consideration.###last_img

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