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Centennial Care Overview

What is Centennial Care?
Centennial Care is the new name of the New Mexico Medicaid program that will start January 1, 2014. If you are currently enrolled in Medicaid you will automatically change to Centennial Care beginning January 1, 2014. Molina Healthcare is committed to your health care. Together HSD and Molina Healthcare will ensure a smooth transition to Centennial Care with no disruption in service. For Native Americans, there are no copay requirements. Centennial Care covers physical health, behavioral health, and long-term care and community benefits. Community benefits are services like adult day health, respite care and personal care services that help to keep people in their homes and communities.
Centennial Care delivers the right care, in the right place, at the right time, leading to a healthier New Mexico. You can sign up for this program starting October 15, 2013.
 
Centennial Care eligibility requires that individuals meet certain federal guidelines. Your local Income Support Division (ISD) office is the division within the Human Services Department that determines eligibility for Centennial Care. Beginning October 1, 2013, the single application will replace most other application forms as the primary means for individuals to apply for Medicaid, CHIP, SNAP, Cash Assistance and LIHEAP benefits. For more information about Centennial Care call (888) 997-2583 or visit www.CentennialCare.net. You can view Centennial Care frequently asked questions here.
 

What is Alternative Benefits Plan (ABP)?

The Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) is a part of the New Mexico Medicaid program known as Centennial Care. The ABP is designed to provide medical insurance coverage for adults up to 138% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). The benefits, in some cases, are not the same as Centennial Care. Please click here to read more about your benefits. Please click here to view the ABP addition to the Centennial Care Handbook.

 

Why choose Molina Healthcare?
Molina Healthcare contracts with the New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) as a managed care organization for people on Medicaid.  We have been helping individuals and families covered by government programs (such as Medicaid) for more than 30 years.  Today, we serve over 2.2 million people in 11 states and we’re still growing.  Molina Healthcare has been contracted with the State of New Mexico to provide Medicaid services since 1997.  Molina Healthcare will assign someone to help you coordinate your care so that you receive all of the services you need through Centennial Care.

Centennial Care Alternative Benefit Plan Overview
Centennial Care Alternative Benefit Plan is one of New Mexico's Medicaid managed care programs. Centennial Care is a State and Federal program, which helps pay for health care services for individuals who qualify.

The Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) is designed to provide medical coverage to adults ages 19-64, whose income is up to 138% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). The ABP is a Medicaid plan offered by the State of New Mexico's Human Services Department (HSD) and administered by Molina Healthcare of New Mexico, Inc.

ABP includes coverage for many essential health care services such as:

  •     Maternity
  •     Preventive Care
  •     Hospitalization
  •     Emergency Care
  •     Pharmacy


 Some features of the plan include:

  •     No premium
  •     Low co-payments

 

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