Building a Healthier New Mexico

Committed to creating healthier communities for New Mexicans

Community & State is the business segment of UnitedHealthcare that provides health care coverage for beneficiaries of Medicaid and other government health care programs. These health plans operate locally as UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.

In New Mexico, our team strives to provide high-quality, affordable and individualized care, and we work every day to ensure we deliver on this commitment for our members. The State of New Mexico’s goal is to transform lives by partnering to design and deliver innovative, high-quality health and human services that improve the security and promote independence for New Mexicans in their communities and we are proud to be a partner in their mission.

To continue to drive New Mexico Medicaid toward a best-in-class model we are committed to:

  • Implementing solutions in response to the barriers faced by our community partners who are working tirelessly to expand access to critical resources
  • Emphasizing person-centered care in order to improve population health
  • Identifying and addressing system inequities, eliminating barriers to care, and supporting a modernized Medicaid program to advance health equity
  • Being a catalyst for generational change

UnitedHealthcare Community & State has in-depth experience and knowledge of the New Mexico market. We live here. We work here. Our strong local presence enables us to see the opportunities as well as the issues, so we can deliver effective solutions to address the specific needs of New Mexico.

It’s our privilege to work within the New Mexico healthcare system and the Human Services Department to help people live healthier lives.

Thank you,

Drew Peterson
CEO – UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of New Mexico

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan in the News

Get more information about some of our work at the links below:

ABQ FaithWorks Collaborative: Finding Solutions to Help House Homeless

ABQ FaithWorks Collaborative brings together 16 faith-based organizations to provide resources and support to address homelessness in Albuquerque. UnitedHealthcare is supporting ABQ FaithWorks with a community grant to expand their network of care for people facing housing insecurity.

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Back-To-School Appointment Checklist

Dr. Donna O'Shea, Chief Medical Officer of Population Health at UnitedHealthcare, outlines preventative care tips for New Mexico parents heading into a new school year.

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NM Seniors Need More Social, Community Connections

Dr. Rhonda L. Randall, Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, shares the importance of social services and community engagement to promote independence and improved health outcomes among seniors in New Mexico.

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Use a Health Plan to Help Achieve Your Resolutions

Dr. Donna O'Shea, Chief Medical Officer of Population Health at UnitedHealthcare discusses how the right health plan can help New Mexicans maximize their New Year's resolutions.

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UnitedHealthcare Partners with Roadrunner Food Bank

RoadRunner Food Bank is addressing food insecurity by providing food to kids and families via schools across New Mexico. UnitedHealthcare is empowering RoadRunner Food Bank with a community grant to expand their Childhood Hunger Initiative.

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Building a healthier New Mexico through community engagement and strategic local partnerships

UnitedHealthcare is committed to building trust with our members and the communities we serve through strategic local partnerships and engagement with community-based organizations. This “on-the-ground” and localized approach allows us to better understand and address barriers to better health.

Partnering with providers to advance health equity and improve health outcomes through value-based care

We aim to make a meaningful impact on the healthcare delivery system and improve health outcomes for the individuals we serve by supporting providers and implementing effective value-based care models.

Addressing access to care through comprehensive and integrated whole person care

We partner with local care providers and community-based care programs to help people meet their medical, behavioral and social needs. Our person-centered approach starts by building trust with the individuals we serve as we work to empower our members to be active participants in their own health.

Meeting our members where they are to address social determinants of health

As a connected part of the communities we serve, we are equipped to identify and understand the social determinants driving poor health outcomes. We are committed to meeting our members where they are to address the social and environmental factors related to their well-being.

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