ALTCS, or Arizona Long-Term Care System is a branch of Arizona’s Medicaid program that covers long-term health care for qualifying individuals. ALTCS differs from Medicare because it is needs based, so one must meet strict eligibility requirements to qualify for the benefit.
Benefits that may be available through ALTCS include:
To be eligible for ALTCS, you must be an Arizona resident over 65 with a developmental disability. You must be able to meet certain medical and financial requirements in order to get approved for long-term care in Arizona.