Read the CMS letter and final report here: Updated
Citing a Dec. 24 letter from a federal agency, the Albuquerque Journal published
a story today about the drop in the number of people receiving behavioral health services since last year’s audit of 15 health organizations.
Here is the
letter the Journal cited as well as the 16-page final report the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sent the New Mexico Human Services Department in December.
These documents are not available anywhere else online so we thought we’d post them. Tell us what you think.
Updated 6:30 p.m.: Here is a
follow-up response the Human Services Department sent to CMS in February with additional information.
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In June, Gov. Susana Martinez's administration decided to freeze Medicaid funding to 15 health organizations after an audit found problems including overbilling and potential fraud and asked the attorney general to investigate. New Mexico In Depth has been covering the fallout.