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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...

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...

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.

2017 ALTCS Numbers Update

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

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...

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.

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

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

YEAR 2019 ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plans Standards – Update 02/01/19

AHCCCS / ALTCS / Medicare Cost-Sharing programs have updates multiple times a year. Some numbers change in January, some in February, some in July, and some in October.

Upcoming Speaking Events – Carol Aragon-Montgomery

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

2020 Speaking Events

Speaking events for Carol Aragon-Montgomery of Montgomery & Associates, ALTCS planning

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...

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...

Did You Know? QMB May 2019

There is a Medicare Cost Sharing Program called QMB—Qualified Medicare Beneficiary. It’s “like” a supplement to Medicare insurance AND members can go to any Medicare approved providers**.

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?

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