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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.

Which legal documents should I consider having in place?

A very important part of your long term care planning is having your paperwork in order. There are documents that you can sign which name someone you trust to be YOU when you are no longer capable of acting on your own behalf.

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...

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

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 – 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.

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 …

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.

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?

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.

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...

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...

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...

2017 ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plan Updates

2017 Arizona Long Term Care System and Medicare Savings Plans eligibility changes.

Arizona Medicare Savings Plans Increase Income Limits for year 2017

Learn more about Arizona’s Medicare Savings Plans. Saving Medicare beneficiaries at least ~$1284.00 a year.

Miller Trust (aka: Income-only Trust) Preparation

It's so satisfying to work an ALTCS income-only trust (IOT) case with all its idiosyncrasies and arrive at an approval for benefits. Just received another one of those approvals this week! Getting to an approval is no easy task. Many folks think that when ALTCS tells...
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