The ADRC’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) helps with all health insurance questions, including Medicare and Medicaid.Our staff does not sell, endorse or recommend any insurance plans.Every participant at the Paralympics has their disability grouped into one of five disability categories; amputation, the condition may be congenital or sustained through injury or illness; cerebral palsy; wheelchair athletes, there is often overlap between this and other categories; visual impairment, including blindness; Les autres, any physical disability that does not fall strictly under one of the other categories, for example dwarfism or multiple sclerosis.
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Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDIB) are part of a federal program that acts as an insurance policy to protect workers who become too ill or injured to work any longer.
Your eligibility depends on how long and how recently you paid social security taxes out of your paycheck and whether your injury or illness is severe enough to constitute a disability according to the Social Security Administration's rules.
The Affordable Care Act is expanding options nationwide.
As part of this expansion, the New Mexico Health Exchange (NMHIX) was created to assist New Mexicans statewide in acquiring affordable health care coverage that meets their needs and budget. Our ADRC handles registry for the state Medicaid waiver.