288 businesses enroll with NM health exchange

November 2, 2013 • State News

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Hundreds of small businesses have signed up with New Mexico’s new health insurance exchange.

A total of 925 small-business owners opened accounts during the first full month of operation of the Small Business Health Options Program, and exchange officials announced Friday that about one third of those businesses have completed enrollment.

Business owners who wanted their employees to begin receiving insurance benefits by Jan. 1 had to enroll by last Thursday.

Enrollment will continue on a rolling monthly basis, but the Santa Fe New Mexican reports ( ) many business owners are still weighing how the program will affect their Login to read more

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