New Mexico Assistance Programs

Medicaid

Website:

www.hsd.state.nm.us/mad/

Medicaid

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

Individuals become eligible for New Mexico Medicaid when they meet the specific criteria for one of the Medicaid eligibility categories. The actual process of determining eligibility is complex because numerous financial and non-financial factors are considered.

Phone Number:

(505) 827-3100

New Mexico Drug Card

Website:

www.newmexicodrugcard.com

New Mexico Drug Card

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

The program is open to all residents of the state of New Mexico.

Phone Number:

(505) 764-3740

Program Description:

New Mexico Drug Card is the FREE statewide prescription assistance program available to all New Mexico residents. The program was launched to help the uninsured and underinsured in New Mexico afford prescription medication. All residents are eligible to get pharmacy discounts through this program. The program can also be used to supplement most health insurance plans including health savings accounts (HSA) and high deductible plans. Additionally, it can be used as a Medicare Part D supplement by providing discounts on non-covered drugs.

The New Mexico Drug Card is now working with the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce and the New Mexico Medical Society to create awareness for the program. Residents can download a free card by visiting www.NewMexicoDrugCard.com . Any New Mexico resident, regardless of age or income level, is able to obtain a card. There are no applications to fill out and savings can be as high as 75% on some medications. The program is completely confidential, and all cards are pre-activated and do not expire. The program is accepted at Albertsons Sav-on, Smith's, CVS/pharmacy, Kmart, Target, Walgreens, Walmart, and at more than 56,000 participating national and regional pharmacies. Anyone not able to access the website, or otherwise obtain a member card, can visit any Albertsons, Savon, or Smith’s Pharmacy and mention the New Mexico Drug Card.

With today's cost of health care, the New Mexico Drug Card is your simple solution to the high cost of prescription medications. To print a pre-activated card, locate a nearby participating pharmacy, and even search drug pricing, simply visit the website at www.NewMexicoDrugCard.com.

New MexiKids and New MexiTeens

Website:

www.insurenewmexico.state.nm.us/NewMexiKidsandTeens.htm

New MexiKids and New MexiTeens

Cost:

no cost or low cost

Eligibility Requirements:

To qualify for New Mexi Kids and New MexiTeens, children must be under the age of 19 and also reside in the state of New Mexico. They must also be a US citizen or legal U.S. resident and fall within the income guidelines set forth by the program. Income requirements are based on 235% of the federal poverty level. New Mexi Kids and New MexiTeens uses a presumptive eligibility policy and your coverage will begin as soon as the application is receive. Coverage will be terminated if it is found that the child is not eligible after the completion of the application review.

Phone Number:

(888) 997-2583

Program Description:

New MexiKids and New MexiTeens are no cost or low cost health care coverage programs for children and young adults under 19 years of age. The programs are some of the many that are available to New Mexico's families from the Human Services Department's Insure New Mexico! Solutions. New MexiKids and New MexiTeens are part of the New Mexico Medicaid program that is also known as Salud!.

New Mexico AIDS/HIV Drugs Assistance Program

Website:

nmhealth.org/IDB/HIV_services.shtml

New Mexico AIDS/HIV Drugs Assistance Program

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

ATTENTION: YOU MUST BE HIV POSITIVE TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM. Must be HIV + and have (get) and ACCESS form on file, updated annually with New Mexico Department of Health. Poverty level is adjustable for family size. May not have Liquid assets over $10,000 and may not have a third party payor source with medical benefits.

Phone Number:

(505) 476-2363