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Health Insurance Exchanges in New Mexico

        The state of New Mexico has passed implementing legislation for the health benefit exchanges to be set up in the state through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  New Mexico has established a Medical Insurance Pool to provide insurance coverage to individuals who are denied coverage due to preexisting conditions or are otherwise “uninsurable.”1  In addition, the state has established the Health Insurance Alliance, whose purpose is to increase health insurance coverage access to small businesses and individuals within the state.2

 

Footnotes

  • 1. N.M.S.A. §59A-54-2
  • 2. N.M.S.A. §59A-56-2

 

Health Insurance Exchanges in New Mexico

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Brief description of each state's Exchange: Information sharing requirements with other entities (ie: state Medicaid program) New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange created; board created – N.M. Stat. Ann. § 59A-23F-3 The law establishes the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange as a nonprofit public corporation to provide individuals and employers with access to...
Brief description of each state's Exchange: Run by state or federal government New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange created; board created – N.M. Stat. Ann. § 59A-23F-3 The law establishes the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange as a nonprofit public corporation to provide individuals and employers with access to...
Brief description of each state's Exchange: Structure New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange created; board created – N.M. Stat. Ann. § 59A-23F-3 The law establishes the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange as a nonprofit public corporation to provide individuals and employers with access to...
Disclosure requirements: To whom Use and disclosure of electronic health information – N.M. Stat. Ann. §24-14B-6 No provider, hospital or health care group can disclose health information contained in an individual’s electronic health record to another...
Disclosure requirements: With what permissions (or not) Use and disclosure of electronic health information – N.M. Stat. Ann. §24-14B-6 No provider, hospital or health care group can disclose health information contained in an individual’s electronic health record to another...