AHCCCS offers health insurance for individuals 65 and older. This is on top of your Medicare insurance. For those who qualify, there are no monthly premiums. To qualify you must be of low income and have limited assets.
There are a few different levels of AHCCCS. Some levels of AHCCCS pay your Medicare Part B premium for you. You may also be able to qualify for a Medicare Advantage Dual Plan that offers additional benefits and reduces your out-of-pocket expenses.
To qualify, you must:
How to apply for Medicaid (AHCCCS)
If you have questions or need help completing your online application, call 1-855-432-7587, Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
You can also apply in person at a local DES (Department of Economic Security) office.
Arizona Long Term Care (ALTCS)
The Arizona Long Term Care System (ALTCS) program is for individuals who are 65 or older, blind, or disabled and need ongoing services at a nursing facility level of care.
However, program participants do not have to reside in a nursing home. Many ALTCS participants live in their own homes or an assisted living facility and receive needed in-home services.
People who qualify for long-term care can receive services such as:
To be eligible for ALTCS, you must: