2021 ALTCS Eligibility Limits

December 21, 2020

Benefit Results is proud to provide education and support with all things benefit related!!!   Please find the newly released 2021 Eligibility Limits for the ALTCS ( Arizona’s Medicaid Program for those at right of nursing  home placement) program.   Any questions?  Please feel free to call us!  These eligibility limits can also be found on the AHCCCS website http://www.azahcccs.gov

Each year Benefit Results compiles a Cheat Sheet listing this information as well as other helpful Arizona information, which has been updated for 2021.   If you would like a complimentary copy to be emailed to you please click here

*ALTCS – Arizona Long Term Care System  
Monthly GROSS income for applicant less than………….………….……. $2,382**

Monthly GROSS income for married applicant- both incomes combined………..$4764 **  
Resources for individual…………………….…………. $2,000
Plus, burial fund of $1,500 (or irrevocable plan of any value)
Personal Needs Allowance ……………………………. $119.10
Resources for community spouse
Well spouse may keep resource UP TO $130,380 must show spend down of ½
Community spouse allowed to keep at a MINIMUM……$26,076
CSMIA (spouse min income allowance) …………$2177.50   (as of 7/1/21)

*for educational purposes only

** remember if over income limit there is policy to help make you eligible!