Searching

We are the one-stop resource for long term care planning.

Informing

We understand the ins and outs of the ALTCS application.

Protecting

Getting your legal documents completed can be easy.

Veterans

A helpful guide to getting your benefits.

Consulting

 With compassionate, helping, and understanding consultants.

Educating

 We educate you about all your long term care planning options.

Welcome

Who we are

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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

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

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...

ALTCS approvals dependent on living arrangement setting

ALTCS cannot approve a potential member unless he/she is in living in an appropriate ALTCS setting. If you are searching for an assisted living facility/home …

Estate Planning Information about AB Trusts – June 17, 2019

An AB Trust is one in which a family trust is divided at the first death into two trusts (the by-pass or credit shelter trust and the survivor’s trust). Many people use this type of trust for one of two reasons.

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?

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.

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...

End-of-year documents, Cost of Living Increases, Reporting Changes to ALTCS/VA

End of year documents and cost of living documents for ALTCS members and Veterans claimaints.

2016 ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plan Updates

Provides updated numbers for ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plans effective January and February 2016

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.

Amway Ad