A little good News (#2) during the COVID19 Pandemic

April 10, 2020 This morning (April 10, 2020)  the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the immediate disbursement of the first $30 billion out of the $100 billion that Congress allocated to hospitals, physicians and other health care providers in...

Governor, health offices to give press update on COVID-19 efforts

April 9, 2020 – SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state officials will host a remote news conference this afternoon to provide an update on COVID-19 efforts in New Mexico. WHAT: Remote news conference regarding New Mexico’s COVID-19 efforts WHEN: Today,...

Financial Assistance & Medicaid GuidelinesNMMS

April 7, 2020 ***Get your questions answered today, Tuesday, April 7 by President of NM Bankers Association, Jason Wyatt, Call 800-691-0270, p/w 154877#, at 11:00am.  ***** MEDICAID Guidelines and codes for COVID19-related Medicaid treatment and testing, including...

Public Health Orders and Policy Template

March 27, 2020 – Most if not all of you have read the two Public Health Orders issued on Wednesday, March 25. PHO #1 _ Imposing Temporary Restrictions on Non-Essential Healthcare Services, Procedures, and Surgeries; Providing Guidance on those Restriction; and...

COVID Education Schedule and Registration

March 24, 2020 – There are several weekly options for COVID-19 education and Q&A sessions. The links and information are provided below: 1. Human Services Department. Tuesdays. 12:10 – 12:40 pm Register at:...

TeleMedicine for COVID-19

March 19, 2020 – The COVID-19 crisis, while encouraging social isolation, has also helped to coalesce the authorities of medicine to support telemedicine/electronic communication with your patients. Below are links to important releases and resources that will...

NMMS Licensure and E-Care during Crisis

March 17, 2020 – The New Mexico Medical Board has released two important notices to help increase access to care during the CoVID-19 Pandemic: Guidance for Providing Patient Care by Electronic Means During A Crisis (March 16, 2020) Licensure Process During...

DOH Order Suspend Mass Gatherings

March 12, 2020 – SANTA FE  New Mexico Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel issued an order today temporarily prohibiting mass gatherings in New Mexico in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The public health order defines mass gatherings as events that bring together...

Clinician Short Cut Links – COVID-19

March 12, 2020 – In response to some questions, below are some direct links to important resources. TriCore COVID-19 Specimen Collection and Ordering–New Mexico Testing Process [TriCore tests are live as of 3/12/2020] http://www.tricore.org/covid_19...