New Mexico Medicaid, also referred to as Centennial Care, is a jointly-funded state and federal government program that pays for medically necessary services. The program provides health coverage to low-income residents, including children, pregnant women, parents, seniors, and individuals with disabilities.

Program NameCentennial Care
Expanded MedicaidYes
Appeal a DenialFair Hearings Bureau
Find a Local OfficeField Offices

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for New Mexico Medicaid, you must be a resident of the state of New Mexico, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income.

You must also be one of the following:*

  • Pregnant
  • Be responsible for a child 18 years of age or younger
  • Blind
  • Have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability
  • Be 65 years of age or older

* ACA Medicaid expansion covers eligible low-income adults.

Annual Household Income Limits (before taxes)

Household Size*Maximum Income Level (Per Year)

*For households with more than eight people, add $6,038 per additional person.

Available Services Include:

Dental carePhysician services
Family planningPrescription drugs
Home health servicesRehabilitative services and supplies
Hospital servicesSpeech therapy, audiology, and hearing aids
Laboratory and X-ray servicesTransportation to appointments
Maternity and newborn careVision
Mental healthVision care
Dental carePhysician services


Most people with New Mexico Medicaid will not be charged a copay. Some people who qualify under the Working and Disabled waiver may be charged the following copays:

  • Up to $7 for some services
  • $3 for prescriptions
  • $30 for hospital stays