New Mexico

Ranking Highlights

2018 RankChange from Baseline
Overall Ranking310
Access and Affordability44+1
Prevention and Treatment42-1
Avoidable Hospital Use and Cost15-6
Healthy Lives29+3
Medicaid ExpansionYes


New MexicoAverage
Total Population2,046,671318,251,368
Median Household Income$48,667$62,470
Below 200% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL)42%32%
% White Race, Non-Hispanic38%61%
% Black Race, Non-Hispanic2%12%
% Other Race, Non-Hispanic12%9%
% Hispanic Ethnicithy49%18%
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Top Ranked Indicators

  • Admissions for ambulatory care–sensitive conditions, ages 18–64, per 1,000 employer-insured enrollees
  • Total Medicare (Parts A & B) reimbursements per enrollee
  • Children who did not receive needed mental health treatment

Bottom Ranked Indicators

  • Deaths from suicide, alcohol, and drug use per 100,000 population
  • Adults without all age- and gender-appropriate cancer screenings
  • Employee health insurance contributions as a share of median income

Most Improved Indicators

  • Adults ages 19–64 uninsured
  • Adults with any mental illness reporting unmet need
  • Home health patients who did not get better at walking or moving around

Indicators That Worsened the Most

  • Hospital 30-day mortality
  • Breast cancer deaths per 100,000 female population
  • Deaths from suicide, alcohol, and drug use per 100,000 population

Comparison with the U.S. Average

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