Healthcare Commission Bill Sounds Complicated, But Is Simple Way To Understand Care, Access

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Healthcare Commission Bill Sounds Complicated, But Is Simple Way To Understand Care, Access

Rep. Debbie Armstrong’s legislation to create a Healthcare Value & Access Commission and an All-Payers Database in New Mexico, which passed the House Health & Human Services Committee 5-2 Wednesday, may make the eyes of non-policy-wonks glaze over, but it implements a simple plan: To gather and analyze currently uncollected data on healthcare in New Mexico to improve healthcare policy.

Health Insurance Protects Financial and Physical Health, Offers Peace of Mind

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Health Insurance Protects Financial and Physical Health, Offers Peace of Mind

By: Marlene C. Baca, CEO of New Mexico Health Connections

As we near the end of the year, we naturally begin planning for 2019. When you make resolutions for better financial and physical health at the start of the new year, health insurance may not be at the top of your list. However, adequate health coverage will have a dramatic impact on both your financial and your overall health and well-being.

Udall, Heinrich Fight for Pre-Existing Condition Protections & Affordable, Quality Health Care

Udall, Heinrich Fight for Pre-Existing Condition Protections & Affordable, Quality Health Care

NM senators vote to overturn Trump administration’s effort to undermine ACA protections with short-term, “junk” insurance plans that drive up health care costs

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich recently voted for a measure to overturn the Trump administration’s expansion of short-term “junk insurance” health care plans.

UNM-LA Introduces Personal Care Attendant Course

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UNM-LA Introduces Personal Care Attendant Course

UNM-Los Alamos will offer a Personal Care Attendant course beginning October 3, 2016. The course, PCA 101, will meet on Mondays, 9:15-11:15 a.m., and Fridays, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. through December 16. Students who participate in this 5 credit course will receive a UNM-LA Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the skills and competencies at the end of the course…