Q) I moved here to ARTESIA NM I was wondering if you could help me out so I could get my Medicaid and Medicare plz so I could go to the doctor
A) Sure, I’d be happy to help you with that. Here are some things you can do to get Medicaid and Medicare in Artesia, NM:
Apply online. You can apply for Medicaid and Medicare online at the New Mexico Human Services Department website.
Apply over the phone. You can also apply for Medicaid and Medicare over the phone by calling 1-855-637-6574.
Apply in person. You can apply for Medicaid and Medicare in person at the New Mexico Human Services Department office in Artesia. The office is located at 1000 W. Main St., Artesia, NM 88210. The office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm.
To apply for Medicaid and Medicare, you will need to provide some basic information, such as your name, address, date of birth, and Social Security number. You will also need to provide information about your income and assets.
If you are approved for Medicaid, you will be able to use your benefits to see a doctor, get prescription drugs, and pay for other medical expenses. If you are approved for Medicare, you will be able to use your benefits to see a doctor, get prescription drugs, and pay for hospital stays.
In applying for Medicaid in New Mexico, you can visit the New Mexico Human Services Department website at https://www.hsd.state.nm.us/LookingForAssistance/apply-for-services.aspx or call the department’s customer service hotline at 1-800-283-4465. The website provides information on the eligibility requirements and the application process.
To apply for Medicare, you can visit the official Medicare website at https://www.medicare.gov/ or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227). You can also visit the local Social Security Administration (SSA) office in Artesia, NM, for assistance with enrolling in Medicare.
If you need further assistance or have any questions regarding Medicaid and Medicare, you can also contact the New Mexico State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) at 1-800-432-2080. The program offers free counseling and assistance to people with Medicare.
I hope this information is helpful. Good luck with your application and getting the medical care you need!