The New Mexico Human Services Dept. will host two educational events in Taos about upcoming changes to the state’s Medicaid program.

The first event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 27 at 9 a.m. in the Phil Lovato Senior Center, 601 Lovato Place. The second event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 16 at 3 p.m. in the Taos Public Library, 402 Camino de la Placita.

Officials will offer information about the launch of Centennial Care on January 1. Under the new program, physical health, behavioral health, community benefits and long-term care will be provided by four managed care organizations. Most New Mexicans enrolled in Medicaid will qualify for Centennial Care, according to the Human Services Department.

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