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Student, Family, and Community Supports News

Posted: March 19, 2014

GET COVERED APS! APS Medicaid Enrollment Event on Saturday, March 22nd

The event will be held at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School from 9 am to 1 pm.

Enroll in Medicaid or get a health care guide that provides information on applying for Medicaid or insurance on New Mexico's Health Care Exchange.  This free event will be held at Atrisco Heritage Academy High School from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday, March 22, 2014.  Atrisco Heritage Academy High School is located at 10800 Dennis Chavez Blvd SW (map).

This event will also include free food and drinks, free whooping cough and flu shots, activities for children and an educational seminar about healthcare enrollment!

“Because health-related issues can be barriers to learning, APS is working on ways for students and families to be healthier,” said Brian Bolding, Medicaid enrollment coordinator in the APS Student, Family, and Community Supports Division. “We at APS believe that a healthier student is a more successful student.”

To Make Enrollment Faster...

Individuals wanting to enroll may want to bring: proof of citizenship or immigration status (such as social security number, birth certificate, etc.), picture ID, proof of residency, proof of income, proof of household size, and/or last 3 months of unpaid medical bills (if any).  Many non-citizens may be eligible.

For more information or to make an alternative appointment to obtain coverage contact the APS Medicaid Enrollment Office at 505-855-5261.

Albuquerque Public Schools joined with Youth Development Inc., Health Action New Mexico, PB&J Family Services, Southwest Women's Law Center, and New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty for this Medicaid Enrollment Event.