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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.

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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ALTCS Non-financial guidelines

This blog provides information about the non-financial criteria for the ALTCS program in Arizona (Medicaid).

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...

Overview of Veterans Benefits

The Veterans Administration has many benefits available to those who served our country. Those benefits can be anything from Education and Training to Compensation and/or Pension to Medical Treatment and Burial Benefits. One common type of benefit is the...

Applying for ALTCS on your own

Already taken our ALTCS Eligibility Assessment and found out you can apply on your own? Find the resources here to apply.

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...

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...

Changes to stay and changes to come…

Summer is almost over and fall is on it's way! We hope you had a wonderful summer, staying cool and enjoying some swimming. We have been very busy over the summer and are looking to update our website to be even more user friendly, computer, tablet and phone. Expect a...

5 Ways for Healthcare Providers to Get Ready for New Medicare Cards

Medicare is taking steps to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards.

Help Us Change Arizona’s Legal Documents Statistics!

More than 60% people lack any type of will or estate planning. There are free resources, DIY options, and hands-on assistance to get your legal documents today.

What is ALTCS (pronounced “all tex”)?

This blog gives you a high level overview of the Arizona Long Term Care System, also known as ALTCS. You will find the 2016 income limit, the basic resource/asset limits, and information about other guidelines and eligibility criteria.

February 2018 – ALTCS & Medicare Savings Plan Guidelines

PDF version of this information As of February 1, 2018 (blue text only updated in February 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...

Government programs are free! Why should I pay someone to help me through the processes?

Government programs are free! Why should I pay someone to help me through the processes?

Pre-2018 ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plan Updates

PRE-YEAR 2018 ALTCS/MSP GUIDELINES As of January 1, 2018 (black font only updated) (printable PDF) ALTCS Individual Standards $2,250.00—ALTCS Monthly Income Limit $2,000.00—Resource Limit Medicare Savings Plan Individual Standards $1,005.01—QMB Income...
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