Centennial Care – Medicaid

A joint state & federal program, which pays for health care services on behalf of low-income individuals who meet specific criteria. Eligibility for Medicaid is usually determined by the Income Support Division Office (ISD).

Medical Assistance Division:
The Human Services Department's Medical Assistance Division (MAD) is the direct administrator of the New Mexico Medicaid program. Currently, there are approximately 40 categories of eligibility within New Mexico Medicaid. Some of these include Salud!, New MexiKids & New MexiTeens, Family Planning and Pregnancy, The Coordination of Long-Term Services (CoLTS) program, The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program. MAD is responsible for all Fee for Service (FFS) provider payments as well.


New Mexico Department of Aging and Long-Term Services

(Aging and Disability Resource Center – 800-432-2080) Pertinent Departments (among others):


NM Insurance Quality (re: Insurance Complaints)

Office of Superintendent of Insurance
PO Box 1689
Santa Fe, 87504

Regulates all insurance business in New Mexcio. Contact the division for consumer information, insurance rates, questions or complaints,and for information on obtaining insurance and high-risk pools.
Call: 855-427-5674

NM Medical Insurance Pool

The Pool was created to provide access to health insurance coverage to residents of New Mexico who are denied health insurance and considered uninsurable.

NMMIP also provides health benefit portability coverage to New Mexicans who have exhausted COBRA benefits and have no other portability options available to them.

New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool
P.O. Box 6726
Santa Fe NM, 87502
Phone (505) 424-7105
Toll Free (866) 622-4711
Fax (505) 424-7107

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Medicaid Services
All questions concerning coverage, eligibility and enrollment can be found here.

The Official U.S. Government Site for People with Medicare

Choosing a Medigap Policy: A Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare

U.S. Department of Labor (HIPAA)

A multitude of Q&A’s and info about HIPAA

U.S. Social Security Administration

Information on Disability Benefits (Red Book – English & Spanish)
This is a reference source about the employment-related provisions of Social Security Disability Insurance and the Supplemental Security Income Programs for educators, advocates, rehabilitation professionals, and counselors who serve people with disabilities.

Social Security Administration Compassionate Allowance
Speeds Disability Claims for many conditions. Compassionate allowances allow Social Security to quickly target the most obviously disabled individuals for allowances based on objective medical information that can be obtained quickly. Info on these disorders found here.

Social Security Disability Benefits
As determined by the Social Security Administration (SSA) You can apply on-line for Retirement Benefits or for disability benefits; estimation of retirement benefits can be made here. http://www.ssa.gov 1-800-772-1213

SSDI – (Social Security Disability Insurance Program)
The Social Security disability insurance program pays benefits to you and certain family members if you worked long enough and paid Social Security taxes. http://www.ssa.gov/pgm/links_disability.htm

SSI – (Supplemental Security Income)
What you need to know when you get Supplemental Security Income

Last updated: 1 December 2017
First published: 17 November 2010

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