Bluestem PACE

Bluestem PACE assists you so that you can remain safe and independent in your home as long as possible. This is made possible by implementing a comprehensive, managed-care program for each participant. Our interdisciplinary team will provide and coordinate all services for you. This “one-stop shopping” will give you more time to enjoy life—doing the things you truly love.

 

Services that may be included

  • Home care

  • Primary medical care

  • Memory care

  • Medical specialist

  • Medications

  • Wheelchair accessible transportation

  • Physical and occupational therapy

  • Dental care

  • Social services

  • Nutrition guidance

  • Medical testing

  • Vision and hearing services

  • Personal care

All health care, including primary care and specialist physician services (other than emergency services), must be received from the PACE organization or an entity authorized by PACE. Participant may be fully liable for the cost of unauthorized services, other than emergency services.

Eligibility requirements

A person who meets all of the following requirements is eligible for PACE:

  • Eligible for services according to state of Kansas guidelines

  • Age 55 and older

  • Assessed to be safe in the community with PACE services at the time of enrollment

  • Must live in the PACE service area

The Bluestem PACE approach

In the Bluestem PACE program, the interdisciplinary team assesses each participant's needs and progress by having frequent contact. As your medical needs change, modifications to your care are made for early intervention. Bluestem PACE is focused on treating the whole person, not just his/her combination of medical conditions.

Our interdisciplinary team

The interdisciplinary team is a group of professionals who get to know participants and partner with them to create personalized care plans. The team includes— 

  • Primary care physician

  • Nursing staff

  • Chaplain (as desired)

  • Dietitian

  • Social workers

  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapists

  • Transportation

  • Activity coordinator

  • Home health specialists

  • Center director

  • Pharmacist

  • Others

Our service area

Bluestem PACE serves the following counties:

 
  • Dickinson

  • Ellsworth

  • Harvey

  • Lincoln

  • Marion

  • McPherson

  • Ottawa

  • Reno

  • Rice

  • Saline

Learn more about Bluestem PACE

Give us a call at 844-588-7223 or (for hearing impaired) 800-766-3777 or fill out our request info form.

How to find us

The Bluestem PACE health center is located at 113 S. Ash in McPherson, KS.