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January 2018 ALTCS Program Contractor Changes

Most of you know that come January 2018, Bridgeway Health Solutions will no longer be a program contractor for ALTCS. The replacement program contractor is Banner University Family Care. They will have contracts to provide the ALTCS services in the...

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...

Year 2019 – July update ALTCS/MSP Guidelines

Some community spouse standards change in July – this one page sheet provide the 2019 updates to the monthly spousal need, excess shelter expense, and family allowance.

Becoming a Paid Caregiver

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

Navigating ALTCS: What Consumers Need to Know – ALTCS Medical Eligibility

Navigating ALTCS: What Consumers Need to Know. 7 out of 10 applicants are denied for ALTCS the first time they apply. ALTCS Medical Eligibility.

Upcoming Speaking Events – Carol Aragon-Montgomery

Excited to announce that I will be speaking at two events in October 2019.

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.

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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.

Year 2015 ALTCS/Medicare Savings Program Standards

The 2015 ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plan standards are listed in this blog. Some of the standards change in January and those are included, too.

Spring Updates!

On February 1, 2015, the following Eligibility Standards Changes occurred: SSI-MAO Non-Cash and Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) income standards increased from $973.00 to $981.00 for a one (1) person household and $1311.00 to $1328.00 for a two (2) person...

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...

Other than trusts, what other options do I have to prevent probate of my assets when I die?

Other than trusts, what other options do I have to prevent probate of my assets when I die? POD, name beneficiaries, beneficiary deed, MVD form.

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

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