Tag Archives: New Mexico

  • New Mexico Gov. Lujan Grisham recently signed into law SB 131, establishing a state Interagency Pharmacy Purchasing Council to leverage public purchasing power by reviewing and coordinating cost-containment strategies through procurement of pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical benefits, and pooling of risk among state agencies. Cosponsored by state Sen. Jeff Steinborn* and Rep. Joanne Farrary, the law also […]

  • Primary care practices transitioning to enhanced models of primary care require ongoing support to sustain their transformation efforts. Small and medium-sized practices in particular can benefit from shared resources facilitating care coordination and case management, use of data and technology, and ongoing practice improvement. This State Health Policy Briefing outlines key elements of a shared […]

  • Primary care extension programs improve the quality of primary care services by educating providers on new and innovative practices in areas such as preventive medicine, health promotion, and chronic disease management. Section 5405 of the Affordable Care Act authorizes the establishment of a national primary care extension program. To pursue this goal, the Agency for […]

  • States seeking to promote better coordination of patient care, either within Medicaid or through participation in multi-payer initiatives, will run into long-standing challenges to delivering care and promoting health in rural areas. Rural areas often experience disparities in access to care, health status, and available infrastructure relative to their urban counterparts. This brief draws from […]

    April 7, 2014 | Filed under: Care Coordination, Medicaid, Publications
  • In 2009, New Mexico unanimously enacted Chapter 143 of the 2009 Laws, intended to provide medical homes for members of the state’s Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and State Coverage Initiative (SCI) program. SCI is a public-private managed care program in New Mexico that targets low-income adults without insurance working for small employers. The […]

    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: New Mexico
  • New Mexico’s Medicaid program is currently in transition. Before January 2014, physical and oral health services were provided to almost all categories of Medicaid-enrolled children and adults in the state through comprehensive managed care organizations (MCOs) under a 1915(b) waiver program known as Salud! There were a total of 551,017 beneficiaries enrolled in New Mexico […]

    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: New Mexico
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – New Mexico  2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – New Mexico  2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – New Mexico  2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – New Mexico  Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the New Mexico NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: New Mexico […]

    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: New Mexico
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: New Mexico
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offers states multiple policy levers to improve health status and care for racial and ethnic minority populations through delivery system reforms, public health and community interventions, and insurance coverage, as well as provisions specific to disparities reduction. This report synthesizes the experiences of teams from seven states (Arkansas, Connecticut, Hawaii, […]

  • By 2019, Medicaid is estimated to cover an additional 16 million of the most vulnerable Americans, significantly increasing the shape and size of the program. On this State Refor(u)m webinar, officials from three states will provide a closer look at what states are doing to prepare. Moderator: Sonya Schwartz, Program Director, National Academy for State […]

    May 24, 2012 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Webinars