This page provides information about pediatric medical home activities, partners, and stakeholders in New Mexico.

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Last updated: 9/22/16

 Announcements

  • Care Link NM
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved New Mexico's first Health Home State Plan Amendment, Care Link NM. Effective April 1, 2016, beneficiaries of the program include children with serious emotional disturbance in two rural communities.

 State Pediatric Medical Home Activities

Current Activities

  • Medical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma, Allergy, and Anaphylaxis
    This program supports the facilitation and dissemination of best practices, evidence-based guidelines, and resources in asthma, allergy, and anaphylaxis for clinicians throughout the state.
  • New Mexico Medical Home Legislation
    This program creates managed care organizations that provide grants to primary care practices to become medical homes, particularly for Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program beneficiaries. The New Mexico chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is working with pediatric practices to assist with meeting standards for becoming a medical home.
  • Project ECHO
    This project trains primary care clinicians to provide specialty care in rural, high risk, medically underserved areas for children and adults with complex conditions.

Past Activities

  • Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act Quality Demonstration Grants
    New Mexico was a partner on one of 10 grants funded to improve health care quality and delivery systems for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
  • Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
    With funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, these community-based projects address health disparities and implement components of the pediatric medical home. Past projects in New Mexico include the following:

 Partners, Stakeholders, and Contacts in State

  • New Mexico Pediatric Society
    This professional organization provides news, advocacy/legislation information, resources, and opportunities to connect with pediatric experts within New Mexico.
  • Parents Reaching Out
    The Family Health Information Center and Family Voices State Affiliate Organization of New Mexico provides education, information, and peer support to families of children with special health care needs.
  • New Mexico Title V
    A profile of New Mexico's state Title V program, includes contact information for the Maternal and Child Health and the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program.
  • New Mexico Medicaid
    State Medicaid Directors Contact Information
    Find information on Medicaid programs, resources, providers, and contacts within New Mexico.
  • Medical Home Portal: New Mexico
    This state portal provides information for child health professionals and families on community services and resources available for children and youth with special health care needs.

 State Medical Home Data

  • New Mexico 2014 CHIP Fact Sheet
    This fact sheet provides key information about New Mexico's Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at a time when New Mexico was implementing the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization and the Affordable Care Act.