|Community Benefit Reporting Requirement|
|New Mexico requires hospitals to report costs associated with the charity care they provide.
The New Mexico Department of Health requires all acute care hospitals—and all limited services hospitals licensed after January 1, 2003—to report annually the cost of care to nonpaying and low-income reimbursed patients. N.M. Code R. §126.96.36.199 (M).
All licensed non-federal hospitals are also required to report data on charity care charges and bad debt to the New Mexico Health Policy Commission on an annual basis. N.M. Code R. §188.8.131.52-.12.