IHC Program Information

 
Indigent Health Care Facts & Statistics

What is the IHC Program?

The IHC Program is a medical assistance program funded by a 1/8th of one percent of County Gross Receipts Tax and administered by the Board of County Commissioners who sit as the Indigent Hospital and County Health Care Board.

How do I qualify?

Residency
The claimant must be a San Juan County resident for a minimum of 90 days (three months) immediately prior to date of service. Proof of residency is required.

Income limits
Proof of income for 12 months immediately prior to date of service is required.

  • Household of 1 $30,604
  • Household of 2 $35,906
  • Household of 3 $40,906
  • Household of 4 $45,906
  • Household of 5 $50,906
  • Household of 6 or more $55,906 (max)
Liquid Asset limits

Proof of Liquid Assets/Resources is required.

  • Household of 1 $10,000
  • Household of 2 $20,000
  • Household of 3 + $30,000 (max)
The IHC Program will not provide assistance to anyone who qualifies for Medicaid. Please inquire with the NM Income Support Division to determine if you qualify for Medicaid. A denial letter from the Medicaid office may be requested.

How do I apply?
Applications are available at all provider sites or you may download your application here. A personal interview is required as part of the application process. Contact your provider to schedule an appointment. If you received services from an out-of-county hospital, please apply at the IHC Program office directly.

Indigent Healthcare Application
What medical services are covered?

Covered services include in-patient and out-patient hospital services, ambulance services, primary care, prescriptions, dental, drug and alcohol rehabilitation, out-patient mental health services, home health, and hospice services. Health care services that may be covered by the IHC Program must be provided by a participating hospital or non-profit facility approved by the Board and as defined in the Indigent Health Care Act, Section 27-5-4 NMSA 1978 Comp.

Please call (505) 334-4288 for a list of approved health care providers.

Contact Information:   
Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Indigent Health Care Program Office
7450 E. Main Street, Suite D
Farmington, NM 87402
FAX: (505) 325-0161

IHC Coordinator, Liza Gomez - Phone: (505) 334-4288, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

IHC Claims Processor, Victoria Edwards - Phone: (505) 334-4285, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply at San Juan Regional Medical Center, contact Mary Jimson - Phone (505) 609-2864, or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To apply at Presbyterian Medical Services/Farmington Community Health Center, contact the billing department – Phone (505) 327-9218