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What is the New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool (the Pool)?

The pool was created to provide access to health insurance coverage to all residents of New Mexicans who are denied adequate health insurance and are considered uninsurable.

When was the Pool started?

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

Who is the Pool administrator?

The Pool is administered by BlueCross BlueShield of New Mexico who handles eligibility, enrollment, member services, and claims processing.

Who has the Executive Services contract for the Pool?

The Delta Consulting Group has the Executive Services contract to run the day-to-day operations of the Pool.

How does one apply for coverage?

Complete an application and submit it along with requested documentation and a check for the first month’s premium. Instructions for submission, as well as contact information for questions, are on the application form

Rate Increase Deferral PDF Print E-mail

[Click Here] to learn more about the New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool (Pool) Board of Directors vote to defer the 23.8% premium increase that was scheduled to be effective on July 1,2014.

The Pool premium rate increase has just been delayed, not canceled. There will be a similar increase on January 1,2015, but the amount of the actual premium increase has not yet been determined. This rate will be finalized upon reassessment of the rates in the Health Insurance Marketplace. You will be notified as soon as those rates become available.

 
The New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool (NMMIP) PDF Print E-mail

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.

 
Medicaid Flyer PDF Print E-mail

Information Regarding Medicaid:

Do you have questions about Medicaid?

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

 
2014 State Pool Renewal Letter PDF Print E-mail

State Pool Policyholders:

Please click on the following link [Click Here] to learn more about the following items pertaining to the 2014 Renewal Letter for Pool members issue by the Executive Office:

This is an important announcement that concerns:

  • Pool Policyholder Losses
  • Your rates January 1, 2014 – June 30, 2014
  • Semi-Annual Rate Review
  • Elimination of $7,500 and $10,000 Deductible Plans
  • Deductible Changes for January 1, 2014
  • Low Income Premium Program
  • Medicare Carve-Out Plan
  • Changes to NMMIP Claims Submission Period
  • Address Changes
  • Pool Addresses
 

Board Meeting

Special Board Meeting

Date: June 26, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00PM

Location:
BCBSNM - Bandelier Room
5701 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Meeting Agenda
[Click Here]

Are You Eligible?

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


Email Updates

Attention Current Members:

Please submit your name and email address in the form below to receive updates from NMMIP about your healthcare coverage.

Name:
Email:

Enrollment Update

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS

Only "original" application forms
will be accepted.

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

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