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Geriatric Patient Aligned Care Team (GeriPACT)

What is GeriPACT? Am I eligible? What services can I get? How do I decide?
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GeriPACT stands for Geriatric Patient Aligned Care Team. These care teams provide healthcare for Veterans with more than one chronic disease and with declining mental and physical capabilities. GeriPACT integrates traditional healthcare services with community-based services. The goal is to provide Veterans with these challenges with as much independence and quality of life as possible.  GeriPACT teams include primary care providers and multi-disciplinary teams who have expertise with the special healthcare needs of these Veterans.

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Geri-PACT is primary care with an emphasis on the elderly. When patients come in to see their primary care doctor, they also meet with at multi-displine team of nurses, pharmacists, social workers, and other specilists to take care of all their health care needs.