Arizona's Medicaid system.

How to get Financial Assistance for Adjustable Beds

"Adjustable beds typically start at $500 in smaller sizes and can easily cross the $2,000 threshold for split designs, making them a significant financial investment for most buyers. Using Medicare or Medicaid can lower your out-of-pocket payments. That said, there are a few stipulations with both of these programs to consider."

This editorial from the Sleep Doctor was written by Garen Glazer in February 2024 explains how you can receive financial assistance from Medicare or Medicaid to lower out-of-pocket costs for an adjustable bed. Check the following link: Financial Assistance for Adjustable Beds: Medicare, Medicaid, and More (sleepdoctor.com)


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"ALTCS: Health Insurance for Individuals Who Require Nursing Home Level of Care

The Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS, pronounced ALL-Tecs) is health insurance for individuals who are age 65 or older, or who have a disability, and who require nursing facility level of care. Services may be provided in an institution or in a home or community-based setting."

Use this site to learn about the program and how to apply. This is the long-term Medicaid option in Arizona.

ALTCS—Get Help and Guidance at Senior Planning

What is ALTCS

"ALTCS (pronounced ALTECS) is an acronym for the Arizona Long Term Care System. ALTCS is an Arizona Medicaid program that is designed to help fixed income seniors and other disabled individuals afford the care that they need. ALTCS pays for the care that you need after savings are exhausted. The program requires an application and typically takes between 60 and 90 days for approval. We are not the governmental ALTCS Medicaid office, but Senior Planning is happy to assist you through the application process along with finding care."

ALTCS Eligibility

The Arizona Long Term Care program is for seniors and disabled individuals that need long term care. There are two components to the application. The first is a financial assessment, determining whether or not the applicant can afford to pay for necessary care on their own. We are happy to go over your specific financial situation to determine whether or not you qualify.

The second component is the functional and medical assessment, which determines whether a person is truly in need of long-term care. Total need is determined by points with a successful application scoring 60 points or higher."

Senior Planning is another company providing assistance in applying and qualifying for ALTCS. There are several companies available in Arizona and they can provide useful assistance for a fee. ALTCS long-term care services takes careful planning.

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