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UNM Care & SRMC Care


Find out how UNM Hospitals and UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center can make it easier for you to access the care you need, even if you have limited ability to pay.

UNM Care Program

If you live in Bernalillo County and meet certain income guidelines, you may qualify for medical assistance through UNM Care Program. You’ll receive health care services your doctor deems necessary, including:

Expect regular access to quality care at a UNM Hospitals facility or one of our community partners, including First Choice Community Healthcare, First Nations Community Healthsource and Healthcare for the Homeless.

What is My Cost?

When you receive care, you’ll make a copayment for clinic visits, prescriptions, specific procedures, surgeries and admission. Copays are based on your gross monthly income.

Up to 138% of Federal Poverty Level: $5 Clinic Copay

Family SizeGross Monthly Income Range
1$0 to $1,366
2$1,335 to $1,842
3$1,680 to $2,318
4$2,025 to $2,795
5$2,370 to $3,271
6$2,715 to $3,747
7$3,061 to $4,224

139% to 200% of Federal Poverty Level: $10 Clinic Copay

Family SizeGross Monthly Income Range
1$1,367 to $1,980
2$1,843 to $2,670
3$2,319 to $3,360
4$2,796 to $4,050
5$3,272 to $4,740
6$3,748 to $5,430
7$4,225 to $6,122

201% to 300% of Federal Poverty Level: $20 Clinic Copay

Family SizeGross Monthly Income Range
1$1,981 to $2,970
2$2,671 to $4,005
3$3,361 to $5,040
4$4,051 to $6,075
5$4,741 to $7,110
6$5,431 to $8,145
7$6,123 to $9,183

301% to 350% of Federal Poverty Level: $50 Clinic Down Payment

Family SizeGross Monthly Income Range
1$2,971 to $3,465
2$4,006 to $4,673
3$5,041 to $5,880
4$6,076 to $7,088
5$7,111 to $8,295
6$8,146 to $9,503
7$9,184 to $10,713

How Do I Apply?

Call 505-272-2521 to make an appointment to apply for UNM Care Program. Bring:

  • Proof of residency, such as a utility bill, rental agreement or mortgage statement in your name.
  • Proof of income, such as a check stub or income tax returns.
  • A list of the names, birthdates and Social Security numbers of your household members.
  • Most recent bank statement, if you have a bank account.

SRMC Care

You may qualify for medical assistance through SRMC Care, a UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center program, if you live in Sandoval County and meet certain income guidelines. You’ll be assigned a primary care provider and be able to receive care at the medical center and all clinic locations.

If you apply for SRMC Care, you must also apply for Medicaid or the health insurance exchange, if eligible. You may get SRMC Care until you receive Medicaid eligibility or coverage through the insurance exchange. 

Call 505-994-7397 to make an appointment with a Patient Financial Services representative who can help determine if you qualify for SRMC Care.

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