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:
- Office visits to your provider
- Wellness exams
- Routine immunizations
- Behavioral health care
- Tests, including radiology and lab services
- Hospital stays
- Medical, surgical and maternity care services
- Urgent and emergency care
- Prescription medications
- Physical, speech and occupational therapy
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.
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.
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.
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 505-994-7157 to make an appointment with a Patient Financial Services representative who can help determine if you qualify for SRMC Care.