The Health Care Authority’s mission is: We ensure that New Mexicans attain their highest level of health by providing whole-person, cost-effective, accessible, and high-quality health care and safety-net services.

COVID-19 Response

Find out what programs and services are available through HSD 

How can I apply for assistance?

You can apply online for food, energy, and cash assistance online at: www.yes.state.nm.us or you can call the Customer Service Center at: 1-800-283-4465

How do I apply for health insurance?

You can apply for Medicaid over the phone. Call: 1-855-637-6574

How to qualify for coverage

Cómo calificar para la cobertura

Làm sao hội đủ điều kiện để được bảo hiểm sức khỏe.​ 

How do I navigate the YESNM website?


How to create an account and start an application

Upload documents

How to apply from your phone


Patient Fact Sheet (English | Spanish)

Provider Fact Sheet (English | Spanish)

Covid-19 visual tool for people with disabilities

AFN financial resiliency tips

Lifeline Support for Affordable Communications

Governor’s 5-1-20 Order in ASL

Eligibility Waivers and Flexibilities

Approved Pending Denied
Medicaid Link to site below
Medicaid Provider Link to site below
Behavioral Health Expanding Service Delivery Modalities
Providing Certified Peer Support Workers for individuals in isolation shelters
Harm Reduction for Alcohol Use Disordered patients
Substance Use Disorder Treatment – Public Service Announcement Campaign
NM Crisis and Access Line (NMCAL) app

How to Apply for Coverage

Cómo calificar para la cobertura.

Làm sao hội đủ điều kiệnđể được bảo hiểm sức khỏe.​


Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and NM Medicaid

NM Medicaid is working with its federal, state and local partners to ensure Medicaid services continue to be delivered without interruption during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Medicaid-related resources listed below will be updated as announced.

For more information about COVID-19, visit the cv.nmhealth webpage

Submit Medicaid policy-related COVID-19 questions to MADInfo.HSD@state.nm.us.

For additional information related to Conronavirus (COVID-19) and NM Medicaid, visit the NM Medicaid Portal at https://nmmedicaid.portal.conduent.com/static/index.htm