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   PACE Services

PACE IS A PROGRAM OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA. CALL US TOLL FREE
AT
866-793-7223

 Mountain Empire PACE is a non-profit program.  It is funded through a contract with Medicaid and Medicare.  In the contract, Mountain Empire PACE agrees to provide every service covered by Medicaid and Medicare plus other services the IDT decides are necessary.

Mountain Empire PACE offers health coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  All services must be approved by the Mountain Empire PACE IDT.

Services are provided in the Mountain Empire PACE Center, in the homes of participants, and in hospitals, nursing homes, physician offices, or other locations as needed.

Services available at the Mountain Empire PACE Center include:

  • Physician services by a geriatric specialist

  • Nursing Care

  • Physical Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Speech Therapy

  • Recreation and Social Activities

  • Adult Day Health and Respite Care

  • Meals and Nutrition Counseling

  • Personal Care (bathing, grooming, help with other activities of daily living)

  • Prescription medication and assistance

  • Social Services

  • Care Coordination, and

  • Transportation

Services available at home include:

  • 24-hour on-call physician services

  • Adaptation of the home to accommodate disabilities or special needs

  • Home delivered meals

  • Home Health (skilled nursing services)

  • Homemaker and chore services

  • Personal Care (bathing, grooming, other help with activities of daily living)

  • Lifeline Emergency Response System

  • Prescription medication and assistance respite services

  • Respite Care

  • Restorative therapies (physical, occupational, speech)

  • Transportation to/from PACE appointments

For more information, contact: 
Pam Stewart  pstewart@meoc.org
Enrollment Coordinator
Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc.
P.O. Box 888
Big Stone Gap, Virginia  24219
276-523-0599
Toll Free:  866-793-7223
Fax: 276-523-6483
www.meoc.org/pace.htm