Medical Insurance

See:  NMSU Medical Insurance Plans    or    NM Insurance Exchange Plan

Medical Insurance Plans

This benefit is available to  eligible employees and their dependents. Eligible employees are considered regular status employees and non-regular term appointment employees working 30 hours or more per week. Eligible dependents may include spouse, qualified domestic partner, children to age 26 (the end of the month in which age 26 is attained), and disabled children age 26 or older.
New eligible employees may enroll by completing and submitting the Benefit Enrollment/Waiver Form within their first 31 days of employment . Benefits are effective the first pay period after 30 days of employment. Otherwise, existing employees may enroll annually during the open enrollment process (fall) or due to a change in status/qualifying event.
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New Benefit Information Memo 5/13/2020

New Benefit Information Memo 7/2/2020 

NMSU Medical Insurance Plans

Coverage is offered through the State of New Mexico’s benefit program. The State of New Mexico has contracted with ERISA, a third party administrator (ph: 855-618-1800), to manage the medical/prescription and dental programs. Employee premium contributions are based on employee’s annual salary and a percentage of the total premium cost is paid by the University. Employees may choose between the following NMSU offered plans:

**An Important Message from the Medical Carriers**  

 Medical Insurance Carriers  Group Number  Phone Number  Plan Information  Other Documentation
 Presbyterian HMO  A0000034  1-888-275-7737  Plan Summary
 Presbyterian Plan Summary
 Presbyterian Summary Plan Description Recorded Presentation
 Presbyterian Printed Presentation
 Community Health Worker Program
 Presbyterian Tier 1 Directory
 Presbyterian Tier 2 Directory
 Tier 2 Multiplan Nationwide Directory
 BlueCross BlueShield HMO  266002  1-877-994-2583  Plan Summary
BCBS HMO Plan Summary
 BCBS HMO Member Guide 2022 Recorded Presentation
 BlueCross BlueShield Printed Presentation
 BlueCross BlueShield
 Blue Access for Member
 About Blue Preferred Plus
 Well on Target
 Wellbeing Management 24-7 Nurseline
 Group Behavioral Health Digital Mental Health
 Tier 1 and Tier 2 Directory
 BlueCross BlueShield PPO  268390  1-877-994-2583  Plan Summary
 BCBS PPO Plan Summary
 BCBS PPO Member Guide 2022 Recorded Presentation
 BlueCross BlueShield Printed Presentation
 BlueCross BlueShield
 Cigna OAP  3343553  1-800-244-6224  Plan Summary
 Cigna OAP Plan Summary Recorded Presentation
 Cigna Printed Presentation
 Cigna Virtual Care (English) (Spanish)
 myCigna Registration (English)(Spanish)
 Value Based Design ER
 About myCigna and Open Access Plus
 Cigna OAPIN  3343553  1-800-244-6224  Plan Summary
 Cigna OAPIN Plan Summary Recorded Presentation
 Cigna Printed Presentation

I have chosen a plan and I want to:

Complete the Benefit Enrollment Form Now

Change my benefits due to change in status/qualifying event

Enroll as part of the Open Enrollment process (Fall season only)

Register for New Employee Orientation and get help enrolling in benefits

ARP 8.22 - Group Dental Insurance

HIPAA Privacy Notice

Read the HIPAA Privacy Notice to learn more about how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

Notice of Creditable Coverage

Annual Notice of Creditable Coverage for Medicare-eligible participants




This is a summary description of benefits available to eligible New Mexico State University employees. This information does not set a contractual commitment of benefits.NMSU reserves the right to interpret, change, modify, amend, or rescind these guidelines in whole or in part at any time without the consent of employees. If you have questions concerning benefits, please contact the Benefit Services department.

Contact Benefit Services: Benefits is a division of HR Services located at Hadley Hall, Room 17 | MSC 3HRS Ph: 575.646.8000 | Email: