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.
Primary Care Council
House Bill 67enacted during 2021 legislative session, established Council to:
▪“Increase access to primary care, improve the quality of primary care services, lower the cost of primary care delivery, address the shortage of primary care providers and reduce overall health care costs” statewide.
▪Council consist of 22 members representing state agencies, Federally Qualified Health Centers, providers, and other healthcare stakeholders.
▪Among other duties, Council will “coordinate efforts with GME Expansion Board and other… initiatives to devise a plan that addresses primary care workfare shortages within the State.”