COVID-19 is a respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China that has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States.
The status of COVID-19 is changing rapidly. For the latest information please refer to:
New Mexico Department of Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Emergency Telehealth Guidance
State Guidance for Providers
Testing Patients and Members for COVID-19
Patients must be screened before receiving a COVID-19 test. All COVID-19 testing is free to all who are screened and need testing. There are no copays or prior authorizations needed.
Patients can get screened for COVID-19 by calling the state Coronavirus Hotline at 1-855-600-3453 or completing a free online screening. Once screened, patients can visit a testing site.
If a test returns as positive for COVID-19, the New Mexico Department of Health will reach out to coordinate next steps.
Need More Information?
We are here to help. Please contact your Provider Network Operations provider relationship executive for any additional questions or concerns. You can find their contact information at
We will update this page frequently, so please check in for more updates soon.
HSD COVID-19 PROVIDER CONFERENCE CALLS
The next provider call will be Friday, March 20 at 12:10 pm. Please register at:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Prior Meeting Recap and Recording
March 17, 2020
Below please find updates from Human Service Department, including the recording of the provider conference call.