Children’s Medical Services/Children with Special Needs
Children’s Medical Services (CMS) is part of the Family Health Bureau in the Public Health Division of the Department of Health, and is federally funded through Title V and State General Funds to serve as a safety net for medical management, payment for medical services, diagnostic studies and service coordination for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN).
CMS is committed to accessible, available and appropriate health care for all children living in New Mexico, regardless of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status or culture. The program creates a system of care that is family centered, community-based, culturally competent and coordinated.
Children’s Medical Services is comprised of several programs, including the Newborn Genetic Screening Program, the Newborn Hearing Screening Program, and Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program.
- Heart Disease Screening for Newborns (July 28, 2014)
- Newborn Screening Program 2015 Annual Report - For Family Support (Report)
- Newborn Screening Program 2015 Annual Report – for Professional Support (Report)
- Newborn Screening Test Information (Help)
- Newborn Screening Practitioner's Manual (Help)
- Newborn Screening Brochure (Marketing)
- Folleto Análisis de Recién Nacidos (Spanish Version)
- Newborn Hearing Screening Brochure (Marketing)
- Audiencia Newborn Screening Folleto (Spanish Version)
- New Mexico Early Childhood Action Network
- HB 9 (2014) Require Newborn Infant Heart Disease Testing
- Heart Smart: CCHD Screening Video for Parents