New Mexico has one of the highest rates of uninsured citizens in the country. This year presents a unique opportunity to create a health insurance exchange that will allow for more businesses and individuals to get access to quality care. We should take that opportunity.
We can also look to smaller, yet equally effective ways to reduce costs and increase efficiency in the system. And example of this would be to require insurance companies to place contact information on cards to that providers do not have to type in information every time a patient checks in to a new office.