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New Mexico Rural Health Care Practitioner Tax Credit

New Mexico Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The New Mexico Rural Health Care Practitioner Tax Credit program offers a tax credit to certain healthcare professionals who provide care in rural, underserved areas of New Mexico.


Use the full facility address in the Am I Rural? Tool to determine rural eligibility. To qualify, the facility must meet at least one rural definition under the Program Eligibility section and be in at least one medically underserved area under the Medically Underserved Areas/Populations section.

Eligible professions include:

  • Physicians (MD and DO)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Dentists (DMD, DDS)
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Optometrist
  • Podiatrist
Geographic coverage
New Mexico
Amount of funding

$5,000 credit for doctors, osteopathic physicians, dentists, clinical psychologists, podiatrists, and optometrists.

$3,000 credit for licensed dental hygienists, physician assistants, certified nurse midwives, certified registered nurse anesthetists, certified nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application process are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Oral health · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · New Mexico

Organizations (1)

  • New Mexico Office of Primary Care & Rural Health, view details

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.