ALTCS – Arizona Long Term Care

ALTCS – Arizona Long Term Care

What is ALTCS?

ALTCS stands for Arizona Long Term Care. ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care) is a division of Medicaid that helps elderly individuals who meet both the medical and financial qualifications. In general, people use ALTCS to help pay for assisted living and/or cover the costs of care associated with the activities of daily living. ALTCS can benefit people who need one or more of the following: help with bathing, help with going to the bathroom, help making meals and/or grocery shopping, assistance cleaning the house, assistance with transportation and other other difficulty associated with daily living.

What Exactly is the Phoenix SAIL Program?
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What Exactly is the Phoenix SAIL Program?

Applying to the Phoenix SAIL Program

Are you trying to apply for the Phoenix Sail program for care in the house? There are many options that might also work but this is definitely a good place to start. Another program which provides care in the house paid for by Medicaid is called ALTCS. Both of these programs are designed to assist those in need with getting care in the house.

Navigating the Arizona ALTCS Program

Navigating the Arizona ALTCS Program

Navigating ALTCS

ALTCS, meaning Arizona Long Term Care (the title is somewhat redundant), but the scope of the program is large. Whether you are looking for at home care for a yourself or a loved one, or you are looking for assisted living, ALTCS is Arizona’s long term care medicaid program. The process can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months and the application speed primarily depends upon whether or not the applicant or the applicants family has all the materials at hand.

Considering ALTCS Benefits vs. VA Benefits
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Considering ALTCS Benefits vs. VA Benefits

Arizona seniors and their families often require supplemental benefits to afford the high costs of long term care, such as the care provided at assisted living communities around the state. Two of the most popular supplemental benefits that people consider are the ALTCS program and VA Aid and Attendance. The ALTCS program is administered by the state of Arizona’s Medicaid program, AHCCCS. The VA program is paid for by the Federal Government’s Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Applying for ALTCS in Prescott

Applying for ALTCS in Prescott

Before applying for ALTCS in Prescott, Arizona, there are a few things that you should consider. ALTCS (Arizona Long Term Care System) is Arizona’s Medicaid program and provides supplemental income to those who are need of long term care. Primarily serving either elderly or disabled individuals, the ALTCS program is designed to make the costs of long term care more affordable for those who do not have the financial means to pay for them.

ALTCS Plans

ALTCS Plans

People applying for the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) often have questions about which of the ALTCS plan providers they should go with. Benefits are paid by the state and federal government, but they are managed by three different benefit managers, Bridgeway Health Solutions, Evercare Select, and Mercy Care. We often get questions about which plan is best.

ALTCS Information, Packets and Pamphlets

ALTCS Information, Packets and Pamphlets

Due to increased traffic and positive response, Senior Planning is adding a new website to support our home page in regards to ALTCS information: www.ALTCS.com. If you need help or guidance regarding obtaining information on the Arizona Long Term Care Program, would like an ALTCS packet or ALTCS pamphlet, then we can help. Senior Planning provides materials, as well as over the phone and in-person support. We hope that ALTCS will be a valuable resource for seniors and their families in need of ALTCS information.

ALTCS in Sierra Vista

ALTCS in Sierra Vista

Searching for senior care in Sierra Vista and other areas of south eastern Arizona can be difficult. For one thing, there are fewer providers around to choose from and it can be difficult to find the right option to meet your needs. For those looking for residential senior care, it can often be the case that all of the possible communities in your city can be full, leaving you with no other option other than starting to look in the next town over.

Paying for Long Term Care in Arizona

Paying for Long Term Care in Arizona

Long term care is a blanket description for the types of care that elderly or disabled person receive when they can no longer take care of themselves and live independently in the home. Long Term Care comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. The number of different options and prices allow people in need of long term care to find the solution that works best for them.

ALTCS in Phoenix When Elderly

ALTCS in Phoenix When Elderly

ALTCS in Phoenix

When an elderly Phoenix resident finds themselves in need of old age care, affordability is the top concern. For those senior who are unable to afford the medical care that they need, the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) is a good option. ALTCS pays for long term care for the seniors who need it but are unable to afford the sometimes high priced long term care options. Its important to take care of some things before applying for ALTCS, but it can be a good option for people that need the care.