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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

Other State Pools PDF Print E-mail

Alabama (for portability only)
Alabama Health Insurance Plan
Phone 1-800-513-1384 or (334) 242-4301

Alaska
Alaska Comprehensive Health Insurance Association
Phone 1-800-467-8725 or (907) 269-7900

Arkansas
Arkansas Comprehensive Health Insurance Pool
Phone 1-800-285-6477

California
California Major Risk Medical Insurance Program
Phone 1-800-289-6574 or (916) 324-4695

Colorado
CoverColorado
Phone (303) 863-1960

Connecticut
Connecticut Health Reinsurance Association
Phone 1-800-842-0004

Florida (not open for new enrollees)
Phone (850) 309-1200

Idaho
Idaho Individual High Risk Reinsurance Pool
Phone (208) 334-4300 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (208) 334-4300 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

Illinois
Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan
Phone 1-800-367-6410 or (217) 782-6333

Indiana
Indiana Comprehensive Health Insurance Association
Phone 1-800-552-7921 or (317) 614-2000

Iowa
Iowa Comprehensive Health Association
Phone (877) 793-6880

Kansas
Kansas Health Insurance Association
Phone 1-800-362-9290 or (316) 792-1779

Kentucky
Kentucky Access
Phone (502) 573-1026

Louisiana
Louisiana Health Plan
Phone 1-800-736-0947 or (225) 926-6245  

Maryland
Maryland Health Insurance Plan
Phone (888) 444-9016

Minnesota
Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association
Phone (866) 894-8053

Mississippi
Mississippi Comprehensive Health Insurance Risk Pool
Phone (601) 899-9967 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (601) 899-9967 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or (888) 820-9400

Missouri
Missouri Health Insurance Pool
Phone 1-800-843-6447 (All but NW Missouri)
Phone 1-800-645-8346 (NW Missouri)

Montana
Montana Comprehensive Health Insurance Association
Phone (406) 444-8200 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (406) 444-8200 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

Nebraska
Nebraska Comprehensive Health Association
Phone (402) 343-3574 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (402) 343-3574 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or (877) 348-4304

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Health Plan
Phone (603) 225-6633 or (877) 888-6447

New Mexico
New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool
Phone (866) 622-4711

North Carolina
North Carolina Health Insurance Risk Pool
Phone (866) 665-2117

North Dakota
Comprehensive Health Association Of North Dakota
Phone 1-800-737-0016 or (701) 282-1235

Oklahoma
Oklahoma Health Insurance High Risk Pool
Phone 1-800-255-6065 or (405) 741-8434

Oregon
Oregon Medical Insurance Pool
Phone 1-800-848-7280

South Carolina
South Carolina Health Insurance Pool
Phone 1-800-868-2500, ext. 42757, or 1-803-788-0500,
ext. 42757

South Dakota
South Dakota Risk Pool
Phone (605) 773-3148

Tennessee
CoverTennessee (AccessTN)
Contact Tennessee area county medical assistance offices, or
Phone (866) 636-0080

Texas
Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool
Phone 1-888-398-3927

Utah
Utah Comprehensive Health Insurance Pool
Phone 1-800-538-5038 or (801) 442-5038

Washington
Washington State Health Insurance Pool
Phone 1-800-877-5187

West Virginia
AccessWV
Phone 1-866-445-8491

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Health Insurance Risk Sharing Plan
Phone 1-800-828-4777 or (608) 441-5777

Wyoming
Wyoming Health Insurance Pool
Phone (307) 634-1393 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (307) 634-1393 end_of_the_skype_highlighting
Only in Wyoming 1-800-438-5768