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Legislative report blasts state agency over mental health shake-up

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Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 9:00 pm

A Legislative Finance Committee report unveiled Wednesday contained scathing criticism of the state Human Services Department over this year’s shake-up of New Mexico’s mental health system.

In addition to knocking the department’s handling of a situation in which Medicaid funding was suspended for the state’s major behavioral health providers in the wake of an ongoing fraud investigation, the report took shots at OptumHealth, the company that oversees the managed-care program for behavioral health.

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