No Longer Qualify for Medicaid?

Even if you think you no longer qualify for Medicaid, we strongly encourage you to complete and submit your Medicaid renewal process before seeking coverage on beWellnm, New Mexico’s Health Insurance Marketplace. If you or members of your household no longer qualify for Medicaid, there are still affordable options for staying covered!

Stay Covered, New Mexico!

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1. Check With Your Employer

Many employers offer health insurance benefits and cover a portion of monthly premiums. Health insurance may be available to you through your job or someone in your household’s job.

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2. Find Affordable Health Coverage at

If you are not eligible for Medicaid, you can get affordable health insurance by going to New Mexico’s health insurance marketplace, You can also call 1-833-862-3935.

Why is Health Coverage Important?

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Financial Protection for the Unexpected

The average cost of three days in the hospital is around $30,000. Maintaining health care coverage can protect your financial health by lowering the amount you would need to pay out of your own pocket for unexpected medical expenses. Medical debt can also lead to increased stress, and it can impact your credit score.

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Peace of Mind

If you’re paying for medical services out of your own pocket, you may make health care decisions based on money instead of what’s best for your health and well-being. Having health insurance gives you the peace of mind that you will always have your health care covered.

BeWellnm Offers Major Savings on Health Coverage

There are many low-cost or no-cost options that offer a range of health coverage benefits, premiums, and services for individuals and families. More than 30% of beWellnm customers pay $10 or less in premiums per month!

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Did you know that the State of New Mexico offers programs that lower monthly payments and out-of-pocket costs when you use services?

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Health Coverage Premium Examples

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A family of six from Pie Town with an annual income of $60,000 may qualify for health plans that cost as little as $0 per month.

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A couple in Albuquerque with an income of $40,000 per year may qualify for a variety of health plans that cost as little as $0 per month.

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A single parent who lives in Las Cruces with two small children and an income of $36,000 per year may qualify for health plans that cost as little as $0 per month.

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Medicaid Transition Premium Relief Program

This program will pay the first month’s premium for most people moving from Medicaid to a health plan through beWellnm. It is intended to make sure all New Mexicans stay covered. This program is only available through

Got Questions? Get Answers!

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Got Questions? Get Answers!

Even if you no longer qualify for Medicaid, you may still qualify for low-cost or no-cost health insurance. Additional health insurance options can be found at, or you can call 1-833-862-3935.

All New Mexicans can get health insurance coverage. To apply for Medicaid, go to, or you can call 1-800-283-4465. If you are not eligible for Medicaid, you can apply for affordable health insurance at, or by calling 1-833-862-3935.

Unless your employer offers health insurance that does not meet the minimum standards outlined in the Affordable Care Act, you won't be able to qualify for any subsidies for your monthly premiums on the beWellnm marketplace.

According to the New Mexico Office of the Superintendent of Insurance, employers must provide coverage options to their employees that cost no more than 9.12% of your household income.