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FREE ALTCS Assessment

Find out if you are potentially eligible for ALTCS.

FREE IOT Need Assessment

Find out if you may need an Income-Only Trust.

Why pay for assistance?

So often we listen to our friends and neighbors and believe their stories about their experiences. “So and so got qualified for benefits and they are millionaires.” “I won’t qualify for help because I make too much money.” “My friend gave away all of their money and...

End-of-year documents, Cost of Living Increases, Reporting Changes to ALTCS/VA

End of year documents and cost of living documents for ALTCS members and Veterans claimaints.

Reporting Changes – Trusts

Reporting changes to ALTCS is required. If you are the trustor, trustee, or beneficiary of a trust, please report those changes to ALTCS, too.

Becoming a Paid Caregiver

Find instructions on how to become a paid caregiver for your loved one on ALTCS.

Happy New Year!

In January 2014, the following Eligibility Standards Changes will occur: 1. Federal Benefit Rates (FBR), 2. Medicare Part B Premium will remain the same at $104.90, 3. Medicare Part D Extra Help Subsidy for Arizona decreased from $29.41 to $27.49, 4. Community Spouse Standards.

Legal Documents Fee Schedule & Explanation of Document Types

Legal document fee list & explanation of document types

Spring is here!

On April 2014, Eligibility Standards Changes will occur for 1. SSI-MAO and QMB Income Standards increased, 2. SLMB Income Standards, 3. QI-1 Income Standards.

Summer is here!

We hope you are staying cool and encourage you to drink as much water as possible. On July 1, 2014, the following Eligibility Standards Changes will occur: 1. The Monthly Spousal Need (MSN) increased from $1939.00 to $1967.00. 2. The Excess Shelter Allowance increased...

Navigating ALTCS: What Consumers Need to Know

FOUR things to keep in mind regarding ALTCS medical eligibility (PAS – Pre-Admission Screening) – eligibility getting tougher, medical records needed, request them in advance, journal your caregiving

It has been a fast moving New Year!

On January 1, 2015, the following Eligibility Standards Changes occurred: Federal Benefit Rates (FBR) Change 2014 2015 Individual FBR Increase $721.00 $733.00 Couple FBR Increase $1082.00 $1100.00 ALTCS Income Limit Increase $2163.00 $2199.00 Child Allocation Increase...

What you can do to prepare for the ALTCS Medical Evaluation (PAS)

A tip sheet to help you prepare for the ALTCS Medical Evaluation (PAS) appointment
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Frequently Asked Question – 01/20/15

A question we are frequently asked ... Does ALTCS take my loved one's income when they qualify for ALTCS benefits? The answer to that question is NO. They don't TAKE the income. But they do assess a cost of care based on the ALTCS' members income. There is a myth that...

July 2018 ALTCS-MSP Standards

PDF version of this information As of July 1, 2018 (blue text only updated in July 2018) ALTCS Individual Standards $2,250.00—ALTCS Monthly Income Limit $2,000.00—Resource Limit Medicare Savings Plan Individual Standards $1,012.00—QMB Income Limit...

ALTCS Community Spouse Standards effective 07/01/15

ALTCS uses some specific numbers in their community spouse monthly income allowance calculation. The numbers used in the calculation change three times a year. Effective July 1, 2015, the following numbers changed: $1992.00 Monthly Spousal Need $ 598.00 30% of the...

ALTCS Community Spouse Standards effective 10/01/15

ALTCS uses some specific numbers in their community spouse monthly income allowance calculation. The numbers used in the calculation change three times a year. Effective October 1, 2015, the following numbers changed: $ 271.00 Standard Utility Allowance; this amount...
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