Legislative Finance Committee

General Fund Tracking Report: Accruals through May 2018

Recurring revenues for FY18 through May were $5.9 billion, up $713.3 million, or 13.7 percent, from the same period a year ago. The May-only figure of $609.7 million is a 2.9 percent increase for the same month a year ago.

Developmental Disabilities and Mi Via Waivers

As one of 14 states without institutions for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, New Mexico has developed a system of home- and community-based services that promote independence. However, rising per-client costs and multi-year wait lists point to problems in the system.

Program Evaluation: Review of the Criminal Justice System in Bernalillo County

An LFC review of crime and criminal justice in Bernalillo County, where high crime has attracted local concern and national attention, finds a system that suffers from critical gaps between reality and the best practices of law enforcement, jurisprudence, and incarceration.

General Fund Revenue Tracking Report: Accruals through April 2018

Gross receipts tax revenue and revenue related to oil and gas activity continued to drive strong state income through April. Recurring revenue for the fiscal year through April was up $682 million from the same period a year ago for a total of $5.3 billion, an almost 15 percent increase. April recurring revenue was $662.1 million, up 14.2 percent from April 2017.

Health Notes: Medicaid Centennial Care Managed-Care Organization Procurement

Almost half of the 670,000 New Mexicans in the Medicaid Centennial Care program likely will have to change managed-care providers next year because two of the state's current Medicaid managed-care contractors failed to win a piece of the new $4 billion per year, four-year managed care contract. Molina and UnitedHealthcare, which serve more than 300,000 Centennial Care members, have filed formal legal appeals.