Number of dialysis patients statewide: 4,652
This state offers Medigap insurance to dialysis patients under 65.
Medicare, a federal program, pays for dialysis for over 80% of dialysis treatments. However, many issues concerning dialysis patients are actually handled at the state level.
New Mexico Dialysis Patient Resources
#15 Intermountain End Stage Renal Disease Network
165 S. Union Blvd., Suite 466
Lakewood, CO 80228
State Run Programs
New Mexico Human Service Dept.
- Adult Programs: No cost or low cost health insurance coverage to uninsured and financially eligible citizens.
- Programs for Children: New Mexikids Provides no cost or low cost health care coverage for children under 13 years old. New MexiTeens No cost or low cost health care coverage for children 13 to 19.
- Medication Programs: State Insurance Coverage (SCI) Low cost health insurance for eligible New Mexico adults who are working and without health insurance.
Health Reform Status
Exchange: New Mexico will run its own state-based health insurance exchange.
Medicaid: It is not known at this time whether the state will expand Medicaid eligibility.