A state agency citing potential Medicaid fraud refused to consider documents that could have cleared a health care provider of allegations that it had overcharged the government by as much as $4.3 million, the organization’s officials said this week.
Incumbents Gov. Susana Martinez and Sen. Tom Udall dominate the TV ad market in our state. New Mexico In Depth will begin weekly updates on our analysis of ad spending starting Monday.
New Mexico In Depth and the Las Cruces Sun-News are asking the N.M. Court of Appeals to overturn a ruling allowing last year’s audit of 15 health organizations to remain secret.
In the desert Southwest, an immense amount of tinder sits on top of a drier landscape in a climate that’s warmer than at any time in the past 1,000 years, scientists believe. Last year's Silver Fire in the Gila National Forest illustrates a shift that's already taking place to new ecosystems people living today haven’t seen before.
A state agency can continue to keep secret most of an audit it used last year to suspend funding for 15 health organizations and spark criminal investigations into potential Medicaid fraud, a judge ruled Thursday.