ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BeWellNM, New Mexico's Health Insurance Exchange, is pleased to announce that 40,972 New Mexicans selected a plan or were automatically re-enrolled in the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) as of Jan. 9, 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
"We are very encouraged by the number of New Mexicans that have signed up for health coverage through BeWellNM," said Amy Dowd, BeWellNM's CEO. "We have been working hard with our enrollment and outreach partners across the state to educate consumers on the health coverage options available to them and are excited that more than 40,000 New Mexicans will have access to quality, affordable health coverage for 2015."
Open Enrollment began Nov. 15, 2014, and this Thursday, Jan. 15, marks the second Open Enrollment deadline for the 2015. Individuals and families that sign up by tomorrow and make their first payment will begin receiving coverage starting Feb. 1, 2015. The final Open Enrollment deadline is Feb. 15.
"There are just over four weeks before the Feb. 15 deadline and the end of Open Enrollment," said Dowd. "New Mexicans who are looking for health coverage should get started today before it's too late."
To read full news release: http://www.bewellnm.com/more-than-40000-new-mexicans-signed-up-for-coverage-through-bewellnm/.
SOURCE New Mexico’s Health Insurance Exchange