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BeWellnm Announces Increased Financial Assistance and Reduced Health Insurance Premiums with New Federal Law

Many New Mexicans Qualify for Federal Premium Subsidies, which can Provide Health Insurance at No Cost through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Insurance Marketplace
Albuquerque, N.M. (March 15, 2021) – BeWellnm, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, announces the increase in financial assistance on the federal health insurance premium subsidies for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance marketplace, part of American Rescue Plan (ARP).  The additional subsidies provide uninsured and insured New Mexicans with a new opportunity to find affordable coverage.
“As a result of the relief package becoming law, starting April 1 thousands of uninsured New Mexicans can receive greatly reduced health insurance premiums and many will qualify for premiums at no cost,” said Jeffery Bustamante, CEO for beWellnm.  “BeWellnm encourages all New Mexicans to take advantage of our free local help and begin the enrollment process as soon as possible.  This includes people already signed up for coverage with beWellnm, who should also contact us to explore their options.  The special enrollment period is only open for a limited time.” 
Individuals who make less than $20,000 per year could have their monthly payments eliminated completely.  BeWellnm’s team of certified assisters are available to help explain the health insurance options and find the most affordable plan available. 
“If you are considering taking advantage of the reduced premiums and enrolling in health insurance, call 1-833-862-3935 for assistance or visit and schedule a virtual appointment.  All plans cover the 10 essential benefits such as doctor visits, hospital stays, maternity care, emergency room care, prescriptions, and more,” said Bustamante.  Federal law and regulations provide protections against preexisting condition exclusions in health insurance coverage.  Health plans must permit New Mexicans to enroll regardless of health status, age, gender, or other factors that may predict the use of health services.
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Monday, March 15

beWellnm Annual Board Meeting is scheduled for March 16.

The beWellnm Board of Directors Annual Board Meeting is scheduled to be held at 8:30 a.m. on Friday March 16, 2018 at the CNM Workforce Training Center at 5600 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Monday, February 26

September Board of Directors Meeting

The beWellnm Board of Directors regular Board Meeting is scheduled to be held at 8:30 a.m. on Friday September 22, 2017 at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North located at 5151 San Francisco Rd NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Friday, September 8

Have you heard what Small Business Owners are saying?

Have you heard what Small Business Owners are saying? 

Here are what employers are saying about beWellnm for Small Business: beWellnm Customer Stories

If you have a group interested in sharing their stories we would like to hear from you, give us a call at 1-800-204-4700.

Tuesday, June 20

beWellnm Small Business

BeWellnm Small Business is still here to support your efforts with employer groups!

Small Business Owners with 2 and under 50 full time employees have the opportunity to save money on health insurance with FREE assistance by seeking a professional Agent or Broker in their community.  If you have a group interested in saving their bottom line, Teresa McLane is our Operations Specialist for the beWellnm for Small Business and is here to guide you and your groups through the process. 

Give us a call at 1-800-204-4700 to learn more about the resources we have at beWellnm for Small Business and or schedule a meeting with our expert Teresa McLane. 


Tuesday, June 20

Customizing benefits for different generations of workers

Understanding how to engage with the different generations of workers.  What are their priorities? 

Monday, May 1

Demystify health insurance language for clients

Now that you have enrolled in a health plan, what you need to do next to ensure you are taking advantage of your benefits.

Monday, May 1

What do you know about special enrollment?

We have the answers to your questions that can help clients who may be eligible for special enrollment:

Tuesday, April 4

Navigating HSAs, HRAs and FSAs

How to guide a client facing Health Savings Accounts (HSA), Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

Thursday, March 2

Tax time is coming - reconciling subsidies

New Mexicans who received subsidies through the Exchange in 2016 should receive Form 1095-A

Thursday, March 2
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