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What Pennsylvania Seniors Need to Know About the PACE Program


What is PACE?

PACE is a prescription assistance program for Pennsylvania seniors and people with disabilities. The program is funded by the state lottery and provides free or low-cost prescription drugs to eligible individuals.


Who is eligible for PACE?

To be eligible for PACE, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be a Pennsylvania resident.

  • You must be 65 years of age or older, or you must be receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

  • Your income must be below certain limits.


How do I apply for PACE?

You can apply for PACE online or by mail. To apply online, visit the PACE website and click on the "Apply Now" button. To apply by mail, download the PACE application form and mail it to the address on the form.


What are the benefits of PACE?

If you are eligible for PACE, you may be able to get help paying for your prescription drugs. PACE can help you pay for your medications at a reduced cost or even for free.


How do I find out more about PACE?

You can find more information about PACE on the PACE website or by calling the PACE hotline at 1-800-225-7223.


I hope this article helps seniors and people with disabilities in Pennsylvania learn more about PACE. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 215-675-6421.


Here are some additional details about PACE:

  • PACE is a voluntary program. You do not have to be enrolled in Medicare or Medicaid to participate in PACE.

  • PACE is a comprehensive program that provides more than just prescription drug assistance. PACE participants also receive case management, transportation, and other services to help them stay healthy and independent.

  • PACE is a great option for seniors and people with disabilities who are struggling to afford their prescription drugs. If you are interested in learning more about PACE, please visit the PACE website here. PA PACE

Pace-Pace Net Income Eligibility for 2024

                             Single                             Married


PACE           $14,500 or less                $17,700 or less     

PACENET    $14,501 to 33,500             $17,701 to $41,500




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