Welcome to the news & information website for participants of the State of New Mexico Group Benefits Plan. This site acts as your one-stop-shop for benefits and enrollment.

The State’s General Services Department Risk Management Division, Employee Benefits Bureau (EBB), is responsible for the procurement and oversight of employee benefits - including Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Short & Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance. EBB insures approximately 68,000 State of New Mexico and Local Public Body employees and family members. The State’s Group Benefits Plan also offers COBRA, Flexible Spending Account Programs, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Erisa Administrative Services, Inc. (Erisa) is the State’s Third Party Administrator. They provide benefits administration to all plan participants, and offer knowledgeable staff to answer your questions.

The Risk Management Division (RMD) is happy to announce, effective July 1, 2016, Davis Vision will be the new vision benefits provider for the State of New Mexico. With 50⁺ years of experience, Davis Vision has been providing managed vision care programs since 1964 and making eyewear since 1917.
RMD works diligently to improve the benefits offered to our members and we are very excited to provide our vision care through Davis Vision. With the same premium rates, we are now able to offer improved benefits like:
Paid-in-full eye examinations
exclusive frame collection
high frame allowance
one-year eyeglass breakage warranty included on plan eyewear at no additional cost
additional discounts Mail Order Contact Lenses/replacement contacts (after initial benefit) through mail-order service. This service ensures easy, convenient, purchasing online and quick, direct shipping to your door
Laser Vision Correction discounts of up to 25% off the provider’s Usual & Customary fees, or 5% off advertised specials, whichever is lower and much more
Please see the Summary of Benefit Coverage for your convenience (click here). Also, please visit our Davis Vision page (click here) for more information on this benefit. There you will find many tools, informative videos, a benefit calculator, and information including details about how this plan works for you. There is also a Provider Directory which enables you to ensure your current optometrist is contracted under the new carrier before you next visit. Davis Vision can also be reached at 1.800.999.5431. Please note: Although we now have a new carrier, the 24-month waiting period for glasses and 12-month waiting period for contacts is still in effect.
Please take some time to explore the Davis Vision website and become familiar with this benefit and everything Davis Vision has to offer. And don’t forget to check the Provider Directory to ensure your eye care provider is in the new Davis Vision network before your next appointment!

Stay Well Health Center
The State of New Mexico is proud to offer state and local public body employees and their covered dependents an on-site health facility, the Stay Well Health Center. All services and medication dispensed at the Center are free!
The Stay Well Health Center focuses on prevention and wellness so that you can become healthier all-around. Together, we will make sure you have the proper tools and information to take care of you and your family.
Your confidentiality is our top priority. Whether you need urgent care or routine services, federal and state law along with company policy ensures your personal health records remain private with our partner, Cerner.
click here to learn more about the Staff and services offered at the Stay Well Health Center.

The State of New Mexico Employee Benefits Bureau would like to announce changes for employees that will be effective July 1, 2015.
There will be a new Employee Assistance Program provider, The Solutions Group. Some of the program highlights are below. For more information see the links below:
Up to Six (6) free, confidential counseling sessions per occurrence
Access for all employees, family members living in same household and eligible dependents
24/7/365 access
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)


Please be sure to look carefully at your pay advice on a regular basis, to confirm that you have all the correct benefit coverages you elected (including correct premiums for spouse/domestic partner/children, if applicable). If your deduction does not look correct, please contact Erisa at (505) 244-6000 or (855) 618-1800.
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