Individuals who think they might be newly eligible for Medicaid can walk into any Income Support Division office throughout the state (www.hsd.state.nm.us/isd/fieldoffices.html), or go online to the YES-NM portal in order to apply (www.yes.state.nm.us).
The office in Santa Fe, 39B Plaza La Prensa, is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 476-9200.
Upcoming enrollment events:
Santa Fe: 4 p.m. Oct. 25, Southside Branch Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive
Chama: 10:30 a.m. Sept. 30, Rio Arriba Senior Center, 299 W. 4th St.
Española: 4 p.m. Sept. 27, Rio Arriba Health Commons, Industrial Park Road
Las Vegas: 10 a.m. Sept. 25, Las Vegas Senior Center, 500 Sabino St.
Los Alamos: 1 p.m. Sept. 25, Mesa Public Library, 2400 Central Ave.
Mora: 3:30 p.m. Sept. 27, David Cargo Public Libary
Taos: 9 a.m. Sept. 27, Phil Lovato Senior Center, 601 Lovato Place
Tesuque: 10 a.m. Oct. 9, Tesuque Pueblo, Building 39
For more information, call 888-997-2583 or visit www.centennialcare.net
For more information on the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, go to www.nmhix.com and read The New Mexican in the coming weeks for news and information.