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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...

YEAR 2018 – ALTCS & Medicare Savings Plan Guidelines

Click Y2018 ALTCS-MSP.standards.010118v2 for a pdf version of this information 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 Limit $1,005.01—$1,206.00—SLMB...

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...

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 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 …

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.

Upcoming Speaking Events – Carol Aragon-Montgomery

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

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.

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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...

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.

2017 ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plan Updates

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

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.

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