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FREE ALTCS Assessment

Find out if you are potentially eligible for ALTCS.

FREE IOT Need Assessment

Find out if you may need an Income-Only Trust.

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...

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...

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...

2016 ALTCS and Medicare Savings Plan Updates

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

2018 Becoming a Paid Caregiver

You can become a paid caregiver for your loved one and ALTCS Planning.net is here to help. UPDATED 07/30/2018 It's a new year with new information! Find below updated information on becoming a paid caregiver for a friend or family member on ALTCS.* Step 1:...

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.

2015 Social Security Changes

Consumer Price Index affects this year’s cost of living adjustments. 1.7% increases for Social Security beneficiaries.

2017 ALTCS Numbers Update

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

Becoming a Paid Caregiver

Find instructions on how to become a paid caregiver for your loved one on ALTCS.

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...

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.

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...

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...

Becoming Income Eligible for ALTCS When You’re Over the Limit

Using the income-only trust (AKA: Miller Trust) to income qualify for ALTCS.

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.

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