By Abuko D. Estrada, Staff Attorney
(505) 255-2840, firstname.lastname@example.org
As you know, New Mexico’s Medicaid program is facing a huge budget shortfall amounting to over $400 million dollars in combined state and federal funds. A broad group of stakeholders and a meaningful, ongoing level of public input are necessary to deal with this shortfall. However, the current process is insufficient in these areas. Below, please read our press release regarding the lack of transparency and need for a greater level of input in the process. Additionally, you will find more information on the budget shortfall and the Medicaid program’s impact on the state.