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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.

Applying for ALTCS on your own

Already taken our ALTCS Eligibility Assessment and found out you can apply on your own? Find the resources here to apply.

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

ALTCS coverage update.

We have some exciting news! There is now coverage of Incontinence Briefs for ALTCS Members. On December 15, 2014, the United States Supreme Court refused to hear AHCCCS' appeal of the Court of Appeals decision in Alvarez v. Betlach which upheld coverage of...

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Government programs are free! Why should I pay someone to help me through the processes?

Government programs are free! Why should I pay someone to help me through the processes?

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.

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 …

July 2018 ALTCS-MSP Standards

PDF version of this information As of July 1, 2018 (blue text only updated in July 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...

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07/30/14 - Recommendation Letter

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...

Happy New Year!

In January 2014, the following Eligibility Standards Changes will occur: 1. Federal Benefit Rates (FBR), 2. Medicare Part B Premium will remain the same at $104.90, 3. Medicare Part D Extra Help Subsidy for Arizona decreased from $29.41 to $27.49, 4. Community Spouse Standards.

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...

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.

ALTCS Community Spouse Rules

Persons who need ALTCS who are also married to a spouse still living in the community get to use the rules referred to as “Community Spouse” rules. These rules entitle the couple to retain a greater share of the assets and still potentially qualify for the program.

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