- Some families who receive New Mexico Works benefits
- Most children under age 19
- Most pregnant women
- Most women who desire family planning services
- People who are aged, blind or disabled and receive SSI
- Most people who need nursing home care
- Medicare beneficiaries
- Most non-U.S. citizens who meet certain requirements
Centennial Care is the new name of the New Mexico Medicaid program. Centennial Care will begin January 1, 2014 and services will be provided by four managed care organizations (MCOs). These services include physical health, behavioral health, long-term care and community benefits.
An introduction letter with information about Centennial Care is mailed out to eligible individuals. The letter asks them to pick a Centennial Care managed care organization (MCO) to provide their services.
Yes, you can change your Centennial Care MCO within 90 days of choosing or being assigned a Centennial Care MCO. You will receive a Centennial Care Enrollment Notice telling you how you can change to a different Centennial Care MCO.