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Author: Jayne Zanglein, Western Carolina University


  • New Mexico law exceeds federal law with respect to pre-existing conditions. See Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions.
  • New Mexico prohibits issuers of group health insurance from discriminating on a number of different bases. See Nondiscrimination.
  • The New Mexico pre-existing condition plan provides coverage to individuals with pre-existing conditions through the New Mexico Medical Insurance Pool. See New Mexico Pre-Existing Condition Plan.