San Diego PACE, a division of San Ysidro Health, Inc., is a specialized health plan that provides high quality, compassionate care to adults age 55 and older. Services are provided and coordinated by a team of geriatric specialized health care professionals who are bilingual and highly experienced in senior care. At San Diego PACE, our mission is to ensure seniors get the care they need to lead healthy, happy and independent lives.

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Who Qualifies for PACE?

San Diego PACE Qualifications

The following criteria must be met to enroll at San Diego PACE:

  • Be 55 years of age or older
  • Live within our service area zip codes
  • Determined to meet nursing facility level of care by the California Department of Health Care Services.
  • Have the ability to live safely in the community with the assistance of San Diego PACE


San Diego PACE offers experienced, compassionate doctors and staff in a warm and welcoming setting.

Services include:

  • Adult Day Center
  • Behavioral Health
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Nursing Care
  • Prescription Medications
  • Primary Medical Care and Specialties
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Social Services
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How to Enroll

New Patients

PACE is for adults 55 and older that are able to live independently in their home but are dealing with chronic conditions and a higher level of coordinated care.

Seniors enrolled in PACE benefit from a wide range of healthcare services provided at the PACE Center or in the home, 365 days a year. Contact us to learn more on how to enroll in PACE

Center Locations

San Ysidro Health and its program sites are designed under the concept of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care, where the patient, not the support staff or provider, is the focus of all care and services.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions regarding PACE eligibility, enrollment or services? You can find answers on our FAQ page!

How much will it cost?
PACE programs are funded by both Medicare and Medicaid (Medi-Cal) or private payment. In PACE there are no out of pocket expenses if you have or are eligible for Medicaid (Medi-Cal), or are dually covered or eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid (Medi-Cal)Participants who do not qualify for Medicaid (Medi-Cal) have a monthly premium. There are no deductibles or copays  for any medication or health care services approved by our care team 

Is preventive care covered? 
Preventive care is not only covered, it is encouraged. The focus of every PACE organization is to help you live in the community for as long as possible. To meet this goal, PACE programs focus on preventive care as well as address the chronic health care needs of every participant.

Is transportation provided? 
PACE programs provide free transportation to the PACE Center for activities or medical appointments. PACE also offers free transportation to medical and other approved appointments.

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