The Arizona Long-Term Care System (ALTCS) is Arizona's implementation of the Medicaid program. ALTCS imposes federally-defined restrictions on income and resources of ALTCS members. For 2012, the income limit has been increased to $2,094.00 for each applicant ($4,188 for a married couple where each spouse is applying) and the community spouse resource deduction has been increased to $113,640.00.
This brief overview of some important considerations associated with The Arizona Long-Term Care System (ALTCS) is by no means comprehensive. Always seek the advice of a competent professional when making important financial and legal decisions.