San Diego PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly), is a coordinated health and social services program for the frail and elderly allowing participants to live at home and be part of the community.

What services are provided by San Diego PACE?

San Diego PACE is a special program that offers experienced, compassionate doctors and staff in a warm and welcoming setting. Services include*:

  • Primary medical care including specialty care services
  • Nursing care
  • Behavioral health services including psychiatry
  • Dental services
  • Optometry services
  • Podiatry
  • Prescription medications
  • Emergency services
  • Social services
  • Personal care
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Nutritional meals and snacks
  • Group and recreational activities
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Free transportation to and from all health care appointments

*Services covered are in accordance with the individualized care plan and must be approved by the San Diego PACE team.

Who qualifies for PACE?

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 HealthCare Services; and
  • Have the ability to live safely in the community.

How much does it cost?

San Diego PACE receives monthly payments from Medicare and Medi-Cal to cover services for participants. Most participants who have both Medicare and Medi-Cal pay nothing more for the program.

Participants must receive all needed services (excluding emergency services), from San Diego PACE providers. Participants are personally liable for unauthorized and out-of-network service costs.

Where are San Diego PACE’s locations?

San Diego PACE has four locations: San Ysidro, Chula Vista, El Cajon, and Vista.

Interested in learning more?

Contact us through the information below.

Contact Us:
Direct: (619)205-4585
Toll Free: 1-844-4SD-PACE(1-844-473-7223)

Check back in soon for exciting updates to the San Diego PACE section of the San Ysidro Health website!

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