Useful Websites

Members may find valuable information on these web sites:
 

New Mexico:

New Mexico Retiree Health Care Authority: www.nmrhca.state.nm.us

Bernalillo County:  www.bernco.gov

City of Albuquerque:  www.cabq.gov

New Mexico Legislature:  www.legis.state.nm.us

Albuquerque Public Schools:  www.aps.edu

New Mexico Association of Educational Retirees:  www.nmaer.com

 

Medication and Prescription Assistance:

Rx Outreach
Rx Outreach is a new Patient Assistance Program developed by Express Scripts Specialty Distribution Services, Inc. (ESSDS).  The program provides qualified low-income individuals and families with access to generic versions of brand name medications.

Needymeds
A patient assistance programs which provide no cost prescription medications to eligible participants

 

Educational Unions:

National Education Association New Mexico (NEA-NM) www.nea-nm.org

American Federation of Teachers ( AFT-NM) - www.nm.aft.org

 

Veterans Benefits:  

  • Veterans Health Benefits and Services

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs web site provides information about programs for senior veterans, benefits, facilities , and enrollment information

 

 

Federal Programs:

IRS Withholding Calculator  
This site will lead you to the IRS website's federal taxes withholding calculator.

2013 IRS Tax Withholding Tables

 

National Council for Aging Care
The Administration on Aging is the federal focal point and advocacy agency for older persons. 

Medicare Online 
The official U.S. government site for Medicare information.  Learn more about Medicare, Medicare plan choices, nursing homes, helpful contacts, publications, and fraud and abuse.  Also, search and compare information on health plans, nursing homes, etc. 

 

State Agencies: 

NM Public Education Department - www.ped.state.nm.us

NM Department of Higher Education--www.hed.state.nm.us

 

Federal Government Health & Health Care-Related Web Sites :

Healthfinder
A gateway site to help consumers find health and human services information quickly. Healthfinder includes links to more than 1,250 Web sites, including more than 250 federal sites and 1,000 state, local, not- for-profit, university and other consumer health resources.

MEDLINEplus
A service of the National Library of Medicine, provides a rich array of evaluated health and disease-related web resources for the consumer.

NIH Health Information Page
Provides a single access point to the consumer health information resources of the National Institutes of Health, including the NIH Health Information Index, NIH publications and clearinghouses and the Combined Health Information Database.

PubMed
A service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations back to the mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources. MEDLINE is the world's most extensive collection of published medical information, coordinated by the National Library of Medicine.

 

Oversight Agencies:

Legislative Finance Committee (LFC) - legis.state.nm.us/lcs/lfc/lfcdefault.aspx

Legislative Education Study Committee (LESC) - legis.state.nm.us/lcs/lesc/lescdefault.aspx

Investments Oversight Committee (IOC) - legis.state.nm.us/lcs/committeedetail.aspx?CommitteeCode=IOC

Affiliated Organizations:

National Association of State Retirement Administrators (NASRA) www.nasra.org

Public Retirement Information Systems Management - www.prism-assoc.org

Retirement Organizations:

AARP - www.aarp.org

Social Security Administration Disability - www.ssa.gov/disability