Who is eligible for Health Care Assistance Program?

  • An individual that is not eligible for Medicare, Medicaid, or any third party insurance, may include Indian Health Service and Workman’s Compensation.
  • A Resident of Sandoval County who has resided in the County for 90 consecutive days and can provide proof of residency.
  • A Resident of Sandoval County that can provide verification of income at or below the 185% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines

How does an individual determine eligibility?

To determine eligibility the individual must meet the ninety (90) day residency requirement by providing proof of residency. Individuals that meet the 90 day requirement are required to provide verification that they reside in Sandoval County. One of the following documents is required:

  • Current driver’s license
  • Rental/lease contract for residency
  • Property tax bill
  • Voter’s registration card
  • A utility bill 90 days prior to application

If an individual meets the income requirement, they must provide verification of income at or below the 185% of the 2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines.

One of the following income documents is required:

  • Check stubs for the past 90 days
  • Disability, Pensions, Retirement, Social Security, Veteran Benefits, Student Loans, Scholarships, Unemployment, grants or other financial support you are receiving.
  • If self-employed – Most recent Income tax return includes state/federal forms with W’2’s, Schedules C, C-EZ Schedule K or F, a signed itemized profit and loss statement for the last 3 months and NM Gross Receipts.
  • If applicant is unemployed -provide a notarized letter stating how applicant’s expenses are being sustained.