New Mexico In Depth has learned that UNM Regent Rob Doughty deleted emails he sent and received in the weeks leading up to the last-minute, controversial vote that changed oversight of UNM’s Health Sciences Center, which has an annual budget of $1.9 billion.
Attorney General Hector Balderas’s office announced today it has cleared TeamBuilders and Pathways, the final two behavioral health organizations the state of New Mexico accused of ‘credible allegations of fraud’ in 2013. This is a developing story.
A former University of New Mexico regent publicly accused Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration Friday of politically interfering to block the development of a new facility to replace the university’s ’outmoded’ hospital.
The audit, released Thursday by new Attorney General Hector Balderas, does nothing to provide definitive proof of Medicaid fraud. But it does offer some striking numbers and raises more questions for the administration of Gov. Susana Martinez.
Officials in the city of Roswell and surrounding Chaves County are scrambling to prepare for the possibility that on April 1 there will be fewer available services for the mentally ill and other vulnerable populations.
A Massachusetts firm that audited 15 health organizations in New Mexico last year normally gives companies it’s scrutinizing a chance to respond before issuing official findings. It didn’t do that in New Mexico. The results were catastrophic for many of the organizations.
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.