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Does Medicaid Take your House?

What is Medicaid Estate Recovery? Long-Term Care Medicaid in Arizona, also known as ALTCS, provides long-term care services for low-income seniors or the disabled. Under federal law, each state is required to implement a system to recover funds from the estate of a deceased Medicaid recipient. During the application process, you will have to acknowledge…

Scottsdale ALTCS Office

Scottsdale ALTCS Office

Is there a Scottsdale ALTCS Office? ALTCS is Arizona’s long-term care Medicaid program that provides long-term care services to financially and medically eligible Arizonans who are disabled, elderly, or have a developmental disability diagnosed before they were 18. As of this time there is not a Scottsdale ALTCS Office but there is one in downtown…

ALTEC Arizona

ALTEC Arizona

ALTEC Arizona ALTEC Arizona is a misnomer for ALTCS Arizona ALTCS (pronounced ALTECS) is an acronym for the Arizona Long Term Care System. This is a state-administered insurance plan for Arizona residents who lack the financial means to pay for long term care. ALTCS is one program of the larger-reaching Arizona Health Care Cost Containment…

ALTCS Medical Evaluation Test

ALTCS Medical Evaluation Test

What is the ALTCS Medical Evaluation Test? One of the main components of the ALTCS application is the medical evaluation. If a person cannot qualify medically, they will not qualify for benefits regardless of whether or not they qualify financially. Although seemingly straight forward, a lot of ALTCS applicants wind up failing the medical portion…

ALTCS Eligibility and Application Status

ALTCS Eligibility and Application Status

How Long Does the ALTCS Application Take? The Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) application can take anywhere from 60 days to 6 months to complete. Each application is unique and depends on a variety of factors, including medical and financial eligibility. If an applicant is over income and has to create a Miller Trust,…