ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care) | Estate Planning

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
ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care)

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
ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care)

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…

Promoting Safety for Patients with Dementia
Alzheimer's Memory Care and Dementia

Promoting Safety for Patients with Dementia

Dementia affects an individual in many ways. For instance, there will be changes in behavior which can lead to dilemmas within the family. Also, there will be obvious loss of memory. According to research, in England, there are around 500 thousand people diagnosed with such medical condition. In the US, Alzheimer’s, which is a type…

ALTCS Medical Evaluation Test
ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care)

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…