|Financial Assistance Policy|
|New Mexico does not expressly require nonprofit hospitals to adopt or implement financial assistance policies.
Although New Mexico does not expressly require hospitals to adopt or implement financial assistance policies, Department of Health regulations provide that every patient is entitled to examine and receive an explanation of his or her hospital bill and may receive, upon request, information relating to financial assistance available through the hospital. N.M. Code R. §126.96.36.199(A)(1)(m).
Each licensed non-federal hospital is required to submit its charity care policy, including the qualifying income levels, to the Health Policy Commission on an annual basis. N.M. Code R. §188.8.131.52(C).