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Health Insurance Exchange for New Mexicans

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All insurance under the ACA law must cover the following:

Public Access Computers

  • Bayard Public Library 575- 537-6244
    (sign-in, library card not needed, 2 hr limit)
    1120 Central Ave., Bayard
    Tues.-Fri . 8:30am – 5:30pm, Sat. 10am – 5pm
    Number of Computers: 16
  • Gospel Mission 575-388-5071
    111 S. Texas St., Silver City
    Mon.-Fri. 8:30am – 1pm, Sat. 8am – 10am
    Number of Computers: 1
  • NM Dept of Workforce Solutions 575-538-3737
    410 W. Broadway, Silver City
    Mon.-Fri. 8am – 5pm
    Number of Computers: 2+
  • Silver City Public Library 575-538-3672
    (sign-in, library card not needed, 1 hr limit)
    515 W. College Ave., Silver City
    Mon. 12pm – 7pm, Tues. -Thurs. 9 – 6pm,
    Fri. 9am – 5pm, Sat. 9am – 1pm
    Number of Computers: 5
  • Silver City Senior Center (senior use only)
    205 W. Victoria St., Silver City 388-2545
    M-F 8am – 2pm
    Number of computers: 3
  • WNMU Miller Library (students come first)
    1000 W. College Ave, Silver City 538-6359
    Mon.-Thurs. 8am – 9pm, Fri. 8am – 5pm,
    Sat. 1pm – 5pm, Sun. 3pm – 9pm
    Number of Computers: 23
  • WNMU Watts Hall (students come first)
    Corner of Swan & Hwy 180, 574-5101
    Mon. & Fri. 11am – 4:30pm,
    Tues.-Thurs. 9am-4:30pm
    Number of Computers: 16

Terms & Definitions for Healthcare Insurance

The deductible is the dollar amount you must pay for health care before your health plan's benefit kick in. When purchasing coverage, you select the deductible amount you wish to pay; for instance, $2,500 , $5,000, $7,500 or $10,000. Your monthly premium does not contribute toward this amount.
A copay is the flat fee consumers may pay for medical treatments and services. These vary by plan design and often include separate copays for physician office visits, prescription drugs, ER visits, surgical services and hospital confinement. You must typically pay your copay up front, at the time medical care is received. The amount will likely be printed on your insurance card. For instance, if your physician office visit copay is $10, then you will pay $10 every time you go to the doctor. You will still be responsible for your deductible and coninsurance, as wll as any additional out-of-pocket expenses, once services have been billed.
The percentage of meical costs you owe once the insurance company covers its share. This typically kicks in once the consumer's deductible has been met. If the insurance company pays 80 percent for covered care, then the consumer will pay the remaining balance -- 20 percent. When it comes to coninsurance, the dollar amount you owe will vary because medical bills vary. The patient is often charged after the insurance company has paid its portion.