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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.

2016 ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plan Updates

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

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Folks are getting $2000 & up Miller Trust fee quotes at other firms.
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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.

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

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...

What you can do to prepare for the ALTCS Medical Evaluation (PAS)

A tip sheet to help you prepare for the ALTCS Medical Evaluation (PAS) appointment
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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...

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07/30/14 - Recommendation Letter

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 …

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.

ALTCS Non-financial guidelines

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

2017 ALTCS Numbers Update

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

In Arizona, only 1 in 4 people have their life care planning complete!

Who will be you when you cannot?
Information about life care and end-of-life care legal documents

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