How to Enroll in Medicaid

If you qualify for health care under Medicaid, you can choose Turquoise Care from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico.

Who can join the New Mexico Medicaid program?

To qualify for Medicaid, you must:

  • Live in New Mexico
  • Meet certain income limits
  • Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident

If you are a current Medicaid member, make sure you update your current information as needed. Go to to update your information with the state.

New to Medicaid? Find out how to sign up for Medicaid on the New Mexico HSD website.

When can I join the BCBSNM Turquoise Care Plan?

You need to be enrolled in New Mexico Medicaid before you can choose a health plan. You will be able to enroll in the BCBSNM Turquoise Care Plan on April 1, 2024. Coverage starts on July 1, 2024.

Do you have questions about our BCBSNM plan for Turquoise Care?

Call 1-866-689-1523 (TTY: 711), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT.