ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
To transform lives. Working with our partners, we design and deliver innovative, high quality health and human services that improve the security and promote independence for New Mexicans in their communities.
Health Care Authority
This marks a significant milestone for the people of New Mexico as this new agency will work toward our vision of providing health care and safety net services to all New Mexicans.
The New Mexico Health Care Authority will leverage purchasing power, partnerships and data analytics to create innovative policies and models of comprehensive coverage for New Mexicans.
The New Mexico Health Care Authority is a testament to our state’s commitment to a brighter, healthier future. Together, we will make a difference.
This isn’t just a name change; it’s a bold step towards a healthier New Mexico by bringing together the first phase of executive units to the HCA. The State Employee Benefits team from General Services Department and the Developmental Disabilities Division and Division of Health Improvement from the Department of Health, and the Health Care Affordability Fund from the Office of Superintendent of Insurance will transition to the Health Care Authority on July 1, 2024.
Every New Mexican has access to affordable health care coverage through a coordinated and seamless health care system.
We ensure that New Mexicans attain their highest level of health by providing whole-person, cost-effective, accessible, and high-quality health care and safety-net services.
- Leverage purchasing power and partnerships to create innovative policies and models of comprehensive health care coverage that improve the health and well-being of New Mexicans and the workforce.
- Achieve health equity by addressing poverty, discrimination, and lack of resources, building a New Mexico where everyone thrives.
- Implement innovative technology and data-driven decision-making to provide unparalleled, convenient access to services and information.
- Build the best team in state government by supporting employees’ continuous growth and wellness.
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