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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.

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...

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...

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...

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 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.

ALTCS Non-financial guidelines

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

Becoming Income Eligible for ALTCS When You’re Over the Limit

Using the income-only trust (AKA: Miller Trust) to income qualify for ALTCS.

2017 ALTCS Numbers Update

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

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.

2018 Becoming a Paid Caregiver

You can become a paid caregiver for your loved one and ALTCS Planning.net is here to help. UPDATED 07/30/2018 It's a new year with new information! Find below updated information on becoming a paid caregiver for a friend or family member on ALTCS.* Step 1:...

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...

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.

NON-COVERED MEDICAL EXPENSES

NON-COVERED MEDICAL EXPENSES

ALTCS does not cover some medical-related expenses BUT they do allow a customer to submit those expenses and have them deducted from the Share of Cost so the customer can pay the bill him/herself.

Miller Trusts aka: Income-Only Trust at a fair price!

Folks are getting $2000 & up Miller Trust fee quotes at other firms.
We can help! Ours start at $250!

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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