N.M. Stat. § 59A-22-32. Freedom of choice of hospital and practitioner: Health Insurance Contracts – New Mexico

Status: Enacted
Year Enacted: 1984
Year Amended: 2008
File: Download

Within the area and limits of coverage offered an insured and selected by the insured in the application for insurance, the right of a person to exercise full freedom of choice in the selection of a hospital for hospital care or of a practitioner of the healing arts or optometrist, psychologist, podiatrist, physician assistant, certified nurse-midwife, registered lay midwife or registered nurse in expanded practice for treatment of an illness or injury within that person’s scope of practice shall not be restricted under any new policy of health insurance, contract or health care plan.

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