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Find out if you are potentially eligible for ALTCS.

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

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

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

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

3 Tips about Health Coverage & Your Taxes

Your health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace may affect your taxes: • If anyone in your household enrolled in a health plan through the Marketplace in 2014, you’ll need some new information when you file your federal income taxes. • If you didn’t have...

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...

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...

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.

Average Long Term Care Costs in Arizona

Statistically speaking, 1 out of 2 people will need long term care in their lifetime. After age 70, that statistic is 1 in 3. Are you prepared?

ALTCS Non-financial guidelines

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

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...

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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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...

ALTCS Community Spouse Rules

Persons who need ALTCS who are also married to a spouse still living in the community get to use the rules referred to as “Community Spouse” rules. These rules entitle the couple to retain a greater share of the assets and still potentially qualify for the program.

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...

2017 ALTCS Numbers Update

Find out the year 2017 ALTCS standards for income limits, personal needs allowance, and spousal resource deductions.

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