2017 ALTCS Numbers Update

Each year, the federal benefit rate (FBR) changes in January. This impacts the ALTCS income limits, personal needs allowance, and spousal resource deductions. Here is an updated standards list: YEAR 2017 ALTCS/MSP GUIDELINES As of January 2017 ALTCS Individual...

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...

2015 Social Security Changes

Each year based on the Consumer Price Index Social Security makes some changes. The Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Social Security and SSI beneficiaries will be 1.7% increase. The Tax Rate for employees and self-employed remains the same at 7.65% and 15.30%...