New Mexico Department of Health
Our mission is to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and assure safety net services for all people in New Mexico.


In November of 2015, The Department of Health announced changes to the Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DDW) because of a court-approved settlement agreement in the Waldrop lawsuit against the State brought by Disability Rights New Mexico (DRNM) and the Arc of New Mexico.

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Please refer to the Waldrop Settlement Agreement and Waldrop Settlement Letter documents for more helpful information about Waldrop.