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K'Dawn Jackson, HMS Health Educator and Holli King, HMS Enrollment Specialist

HMS Health Educator K'Dawn Jackson and HMS Enrollment Specialist Holli King (left to right) are knowledgeable about the ACA Enrollment process.

Free ACA Enrollment Insurance Assistance

HMS, Grant County and Gila Regional Medical Center, working with many community partners, are hosting several Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment fairs and events around the area. One-on-one help will be available for Centennial Care (Medicaid) enrollment and Health Care Guides for the New Mexico Insurance Exchange. The fairs are Saturday, November 9th and November 23rd from 9am to 2pm at the Grant County Conference and Business Center, Silver City, NM. These are free and open to the public.

These enrollment fairs are designed to help Grant and Hidalgo County individuals and families navigate the new health insurance enrollment. Attendees may receive assistance completing the online process or paper applications. The fair will offer an information room with brochures from different insurance companies and a play room for kids.

Also throughout November, enrollment assistance is available at the Grant County Conference and Business Center from 9am to 6pm, Monday through Friday. Other times and locations for enrollment assistance can be found online at, look for the ACA Enrollment Assistance graphic or pick up a flyer at the fair.

Bring with you (and for each household member) a picture ID, Proof of residency, tax returns or a month's pay stubs, a list of your prescription medications and if it applies, your Medicaid orange packet. Allow one to two hours for enrollment. Transportation is available by appointment please call in Grant County 575-534-0248 or in Hidalgo County 575-542-8384.

If you need help with Medicare Part D open enrollment, benefit counselors from New Mexico SHIP will be available in November at the Silver City Senior Center, 2610 N. Silver St, Silver City, from 9 am to 5pm on Tuesday Nov. 12, and Wednesday Nov. 13. Medicare Part D assistance will be in Mimbres on Thursday, Nov 14 at Mimbres Senior Center, 14 Hwy. 35, from 9am to 5pm and in Silver City at the HMS Clinic, 110 W. 11th St., from 9am to 5pm on Friday, Nov. 15.