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Insurance Guidance

All Presbyterian Medical Services locations strive to provide patients with access to affordable, comprehensive, high-quality care. Living a healthy life requires good nutrition and having a safe environment to call home. Our staff can assist in getting you connected with any available resources that you may be eligible for.

Some of the resources that may be beneficial to you are summarized below. This information is meant to provide you with an idea of the options available. We are happy to discuss these resources and your potential eligibility in more detail when you visit your local health center.

New MexiKids – Children’s Health Program

The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides health coverage to children and families with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid, but have difficulty affording private health insurance coverage.

To be eligible for this program, you must be a resident of New Mexico and meet specific age, income, and citizenship requirements.

beWellnm – Health Insurance Marketplace

The New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange is also known as beWellnm. The program can assist those without health insurance coverage, or those looking to change their coverage, with finding a health and dental plan that provides a good fit. Users can see available health and/or dental plans and prices before applying for coverage. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify.

Centennial Care – New Mexico Medicaid

Centennial Care is the name of the New Mexico Medicaid Program. Services through this program include physical health, behavioral health, long-term care and community benefits. Eligibility requires that individuals meet certain federal guidelines including citizenship, residency and income requirements.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (BCC)

The New Mexico Department of Health Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection (BCC) Program works to improve access to breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services for the underserved. If you are low income, have little or no insurance, and are a woman, a transgender man, a gender non-binary person or an intersex person, you may be eligible to receive services offered through this statewide program.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, provides financial assistance to eligible New Mexicans with low income and limited resources to purchase food products.

SNAP benefits are simple to use to purchase qualifying food products at participating grocery stores.

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program provides cash assistance payments to low-income families with children.