ALTCS Eligibility in 2012

Although the eligibility requirements referenced below may be seem difficult to fulfill, people can often become eligible for ALTCS through the formation of a Qualified Income Trust or Miller Trust.

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.

You can learn more about ALTCS eligibility by reading a prior post on the subject.

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.

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