US government to review New Mexico behavioral health access
July 7, 2017
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The investigative arm of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to review the level of access that New Mexicans have to behavioral health care services through the Medicaid program.
Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation made the request earlier this year, citing significant access issues that remain following a shake-up among nonprofit providers who served some of the state's most needy residents.
The inquiry will be one of a handful being conducted by the agency's inspector general.
New Mexico's behavioral health system was upended...