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Arizona Long Term Care

AHCCCS ALTCS – Arizona Long Term Care

This program provides quality long term care services to financially and medically eligible tribal members at little or no cost.

Services range from:

  • Doctor’s office visits
  • Hospitalization
  • Major surgery
  • Nursing home placement
  • Palliative Care and Hospice
  • Prescriptions
  • Routine laboratory service

Other services include:

  • Visiting nurse
  • Home delivered meals
  • Transportation
  • Attendant Care Provider – hours to be determined by medical necessity
  • Medically necessary Durable Medical Equipment

The application process has two parts:

Part One — is the financial eligibility which includes resources and income (an authorized person can act on your behalf during the application process). You will need to provide documents to show that you meet financial and non-financial eligibility requirements.

Part Two — is the medical eligibility requirement.

You must meet both criteria to become enrolled in an ALTCS plan. The application process is reviewed and the final determination is made by AHCCCS.

ALTCS Eligibility Criteria
  • Must be a U.S citizen or have Legal Resident Status
  • Must have a Social Security Number
  • Must reside in Arizona
  • Must have care needs that equal what is provided in a skilled nursing home
  • Must meet financial and medical eligibility requirement
Pascua Yaqui Tribe ALTCS Staff



PYTHSD Leadership Team
  • Reuben Howard
    Executive Director
  • Shanna Tautolo
    Interim Associate Director
  • Adalberto Renteria, MD
    Medical Director
  • Alva Obregon
    Management Assistant

AHCCCS Administration


4567 W. Tetikuism Road
Tucson, AZ 85746

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm


9405 S. Avenida Del Yaqui
Guadalupe, AZ 85283

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm