The New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool (NMMIP) 

The New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool (NMMIP) was established by the 1987 New Mexico State Legislature.  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.

NMMIP is administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico who handles eligibility, enrollment, member services and claims processing.

You may reach the Administrator, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico at 1.800.432.0750 (Option #4) or the Executive Director at 866.622.4711 for information or applications.

2015 Pool Updates

Popular Information

[Click Here] to find out if you are eligible for the New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool.

Are You Eligible?

Important Dates 

Important Dates for Enrollment into the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange:

Application must be completed by:

December 17th to be considered for January 1, 2015 effective date;

January 15th to be considered for a February 1, 2015 effective date; or
February 15th to be considered for a March 1, 2015 effective date.

Open Enrollments ends February 15, 2015. For more information please visit



[Click Here] for NMMIP Newsletter.


[Click Here] for NMMIP Newsletter.

2015 State Pool Renewal Letter 

State Pool Policyholders:

Please click on the following link [Click Here] to learn more about the following items pertaining to the 2015 Renewal Letter for Pool members issued by the Executive Office.


Only "original" application forms 
will be accepted.

Applications that are faxed or 
received by Email will no longer 
be accepted.

Board Meetings

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Enrollment Update

Enroll Now!!!

Medicaid Flyer

Information Regarding Medicaid:

Do you have questions about Medicaid? 

[Click Here] to view information from New Mexico's Human Services Department regarding Medicaid.


​​Pool Updates

[Click Here] for Renewal Letter for Regular Plan

[Click Here] for Renewal Letter for Medicare Carve-Out Plan

[Click Here] for Endorsement Letter

This endorsement is effective on January 1, 2015.

[Click Here] for Summary of Benefits

Highlights copayments, deductible, out-of-pocket limits, member coinsurance percentage amounts, and provides a brief description of the NM Medical Insurance Pool’s (NMMIP) Health Care Plan benefits.


Broker Information
New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool Transition Assistance Fee

The New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool (Pool) Board of Directors have instituted a program that will provide a transition assistance fee of $300 to an agent that assists a Pool member transition from the Pool to other insurance. Agents may reach out to and assist their own clients enrolled in the Pool, or may notify the Pool of their desire to take referrals from members requesting assistance. The Pool staff will refer to brokers only upon request from a Pool member who is seeking assistance. Please note that the Pool staff is unable to provide lists of clients to agents.

To be eligible for the $300 transition fee, the member and agent must complete a “New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool Termination Request” and provide proof of successful enrollment through the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange (NMHIX), Centennial Care, or other comprehensive health insurance.

The agent must also have a current W-9 form on file with the Pool. When the documentation is verified as complete, the transition fee will be processed. Additional information may beobtained by contacting the Pool’s Executive Office at (866) 622-4711.

[Click Here] for Pool Termination Request

[Click Here] for W-9


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Regular Board Meeting

Date: August 19, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Adelante - Board Room 

3900 Osuna Rd, NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109 

Meeting Agenda

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