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New Mexico Rural Health Care Delivery Fund (RHCDF)

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New Mexico Human Services Department
Oct 6, 2023

Elisa Wrede


The New Mexico Human Services Department will offer funding to support rural healthcare facilities and providers in New Mexico, allowing for the ability to increase access to services such as primary care, behavioral health, maternal/child health, and others.

Priority is given to applications designed to defray operating losses and start-up costs of rural healthcare providers and facilities that provide new or expanded services in rural New Mexico counties. Additional priority will given to services that:

  • Meet the health needs of the state and the locality
  • Are unavailable or underrepresented in a community
  • Improve access to high quality health care for Medicaid patients and underserved populations
  • Address or advance health equity in the community
  • Include a long-term sustainability plan

Eligible participants are licensed healthcare facilities and providers providing a new and/or expanded health care services to residents in rural counties of New Mexico.

Applicants must be a Medicaid Enrolled Provider and actively serve New Mexico Medicaid recipients.

Geographic coverage
New Mexico
Amount of funding

Applicants may request amounts to cover start-up costs, defrayed operating losses for new or expanded services, or for the provision of a new or expanded service.

Project period: Up to 3 years
Estimated total program funding: $80,000,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Health disparities · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare needs and services · Maternal health and prenatal care · Poverty · Primary care · Specialty care · Sustainability of programs · New Mexico

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