The New Mexico Medical Society supports education for medical providers and a high standard of medical care for patients. Below you will find helpful information for your clinical practice.

State and Local:
Advanced Health Care Directive Form for New Mexico

Credentialing Requirements for HMOs SB 220 – MD Resources (2015 Legislative Session) – 45 day credentialing requirement

County Health Rankings for New Mexico Robert Wood Johnson Foundation collaborated with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute to develop these Rankings for each state’s counties.

Mid Level Practitioner Liability – MD Resources (The Doctors Company, April 2015)

New Mexico Prescription Monitoring Program  Any practitioner who holds a federal drug enforcement administration registration and a NM controlled substance registration shall register with the board of pharmacy to become a regular participant in PMP inquiry and reporting.

Non Compete Clause in Physician Employment Contracts – MD Resources (2015 Legislative Session) & Interpretation of Timeline (May 27, 2015)

Volunteer Physician registration and liability coverage. Register with NM Medical Reserves Corp (MRC).  or download application. Liability coverage provided by Tort Claims Act (NMAC 7.1.26).  If you have questions regarding the provider application, please call Bobbie Mackenzie at (505) 476-8302 or email her at  Please contact David Rodriguez ( at the Health Facility Licensing and Certification Bureau regarding the form for the clinic to become certified for volunteer placement.


Naloxone & Good Samaritan Laws – AMA Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse (October, 2015)

National Institute on Drug Abuse – Centers of Excellence for Physician Information – NIDA worked with several medical schools across the county to develop curriculum resources for physicians that cover prescription drug abuse, methamphetamine abuse, and general substance use disorders and are available in a variety of formats, including lectures, problem- and case-based studies, a faculty workshop, and a Web module.

Preventing Opioid Abuse – AMA resources and materials for physicians