healthcare http://kunm.org en 63,000 New Mexicans To Transition Health Plans Under ACA http://kunm.org/post/63000-new-mexicans-transition-health-plans-under-aca <p></p><p>Under the <a href="http://www.medicaid.gov/affordablecareact/affordable-care-act.html" target="target_blank">Affordable Care Act</a>, around <a href="http://newmexico.watchdog.org/19700/at-least-63900-new-mexicans-must-change-health-care-policies/" target="target_blank">63,000 New Mexicans</a> will need to buy new health insurance policies by the end of the year. Those plans could cost more and cover more.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 19:51:20 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 37046 at http://kunm.org 63,000 New Mexicans To Transition Health Plans Under ACA Report Details Health Disparities in NM http://kunm.org/post/report-details-health-disparities-nm <p></p><p>The death rate of younger New Mexicans has increased by 20% over the past 12 years.</p><p>And 32 of the state’s 33 counties report shortages in healthcare professionals.</p><p>Those are two of the key findings in a report released today by the Con Alma Health Foundation in Santa Fe.</p><p>The report contains data about the overall health of the state’s population. For example, it states that substance abuse and mental disorders affect more than half a million New Mexicans.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 22:28:50 +0000 20333 at http://kunm.org