BeWellnm to Help Las Cruces Residents Enroll in Health Insurance and Receive Hundreds of Dollars in Financial Assistance

Branigan Library to Host Event Educating the Public about Cost Reductions and Benefits of New State-Based Insurance Marketplace

WHO: Las Cruces residents interested in learning about their health insurance options and beWellnm representatives educating the public about the Open Enrollment Period and the financial assistance available for New Mexicans.

WHAT: BeWellnm, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, has opened enrollment for Plan Year 2022. Tens of thousands of New Mexicans are eligible to receive health insurance at little or no cost beginning January 1, 2022. This year’s Open Enrollment Period also marks the transition from the federal marketplace ( to a state-based exchange allowing beWellnm to bring better options to New Mexicans.

WHY: BeWellnm representatives will meet with Las Cruces residents to educate them about the Open Enrollment Period and find the most comprehensive and affordable health plans available. They will help them determine if they are eligible to receive low-cost insurance or steep discounts. Premiums may be completely eliminated for low-income Las Cruces families and individuals this year.

BeWellnm is offering dozens of plan options across multiple carriers, including dental insurance, during the Open Enrollment Period. With free local enrollment assistance and financial assistance available, Las Cruces residents can select a plan to fit their health and budget for 2022.


VISUALS: The events will provide great videos and photo opportunities of:

· Las Cruces residents learning about the importance and affordability of health care

· BeWellnm representatives helping the public to find the most affordable health plans available and how to take advantage of the reductions and discounts

WHERE: Branigan Library, 200 E Picacho Ave in Las Cruces

WHEN: Wednesday, December 1, 2021, beginning at 3 p.m. and lasting until 7 p.m.