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.

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Those who qualify do not have to reside in a nursing home. Many ALTCS members live in their own homes or an assisted living facility and receive needed in-home services.

The following application includes:

  • How to apply for ALTCS
  • Non-financial eligibility requirements
  • How resources are treated
  • How income is treated
  • The cost of care
  • How ALTCS determines medical eligibility
  • Types of ALTCS services

Filing an Application for the Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) - DE-828 | Rich Text Version

Llenando una Solicitud para el Sistema de Cuidados a Largo Plazo de Arizona (ALTCS) - DE-828 | Rich Text Version

Long Term Care Partnership Program

For information about how ALTCS counts resources under The Long Term Care Partnership Program, please review the following document:

How to Apply

Click the “How to Apply” link in the left menu for more information about how to apply, covered services, available health plans, and additional resources. For other questions please contact your nearest ALTCS office.