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New Mexico considers steps to expand health insurance affordability

Posted On: Nov. 17, 2022 9:49 AM CST

New Mexico legislators are weighing a proposal to take $92 million from a newly created fund to expand health insurance coverage and reduce costs for low-income individuals and others, the Albuquerque Journal reports. The proposal comes as the New Mexico braces for at least 80,000 people to be kicked off Medicaid when the federal government lifts a COVID-19 emergency declaration in 2023.