Emergency preparedness and response in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the overall financial health of New Mexico's hospitals. Federal stimulus payments are a much needed and greatly appreciated resource, yet they represent one-time events in a crisis that is ongoing. Read and download our explainer.
Hospital and health system financing and reimbursement is complex. The diverse issues that affect hospitals’ financial performance also affect access to care in communities across New Mexico's challenging environment and among our uninsured population.
NMHA strives to improve the financial outlook for member hospitals through legislative and regulatory channels and by ensuring fair and adequate healthcare funding by government and private payers. NMHA also helps hospitals collaboratively and successfully communicate about financial issues to the many stakeholders and interested parties throughout the communities they serve.
NEW MEXICO MEDICAID ADVISORY COMMITTEE (MAC) MEETING MEDICAL ASSISTENCE DIVISION, NOVEMBER 2, 2020 (pdf)