Santa Fe New Mexican


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Cancer Foundation for New Mexico—provides financial assistance to Northern New Mexicans who are receiving chemotherapy or radiation treatment in Santa Fe. For more information, visit cffnm.org, email info@cffnm.org or call 505-955-7931. Assistance is provided in the following categories: • Mileage reimbursement: Patients who travel to Santa Fe for their treatment may qualify for mileage reimbursement between their home and the treatment center. • Lodging: Hotel rooms in Santa Fe are provided to qualified patients receiving treatment and family members who live at least an hour away from the treatment center. • Nutrition: Grocery cards can be used at participating stores to ensure nutritious meals for patients during treatment. • Spanish-speaking translator: can be arranged to help during exams and treatments Christus St. Vincent Care Coordination may have financial assistance available to you. Call 505-913-4256 for more information. Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LiHEAP) can be used yearround to help with heating and utility costs, including gas, electricity, wood, pellets and propane. You can apply once per year. Visit the Human Services Department’s website and look under “Income Support” or call 1-800-283-4465. New Mexico Health Care For information about New Mexico’s Medicaid Program, Health Insurance Exchange and Medical Insurance Pool, visit www.newmexico.gov/health-coverage/. New Mexico Human Services Department manages programs that help with healthcare coverage, food assistance, income support, and heating and utility costs. Visit www.hsd.state.nm.us/lookingforassistance/.