NMInDepth.com http://kunm.org en AG’s Argument For Secrecy Is ‘Terrifying,’ News Orgs Say http://kunm.org/post/ag-s-argument-secrecy-terrifying-news-orgs-say <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Because it isn’t a law enforcement agency, the N.M. Human Services Department can’t justify keeping an audit of 15 health providers secret using the law enforcement exception to a state sunshine law, two news organizations </span><a href="http://nmindepth.com/2013/08/27/nmid-sun-news-sue-for-release-of-health-audit/" style="line-height: 1.5;">suing for release of the audit</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> say.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:14:52 +0000 NMInDepth.com & Heath Haussamen 37713 at http://kunm.org AG’s Argument For Secrecy Is ‘Terrifying,’ News Orgs Say New Portion Of Audit Released; Hundreds Of Pages Still Secret http://kunm.org/post/new-portion-audit-released-hundreds-pages-still-secret <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A portion of an audit released Friday by the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office with many details blacked out shed little light on why the state froze Medicaid payments to 15 New Mexico behavioral health providers.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">At the same time, <a href="https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/808248-10-18-13-newly-released-portion-of-pcg-audit.html">the 58-page document</a> raised tantalizing questions.</p> Sat, 19 Oct 2013 15:23:47 +0000 NMInDepth.com & Trip Jennings & Heath Haussamen 36505 at http://kunm.org New Portion Of Audit Released; Hundreds Of Pages Still Secret Funding For Arizona Behavioral Health Providers Delayed http://kunm.org/post/funding-arizona-behavioral-health-providers-delayed <p>A transfer of over $10 million to Arizona behavioral health contractors has been put on hold by the state Legislative Finance Committee.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.nmindepth.com/2013/08/09/legislative-committee-delays-payment-to-ariz-providers/">NMInDepth.com reports</a> LFC&nbsp;Director David Abbey has stopped the transfer so that the committee can review the request from the Human Services Department.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 16:58:05 +0000 Elaine Baumgartel & NMInDepth.com 33380 at http://kunm.org Funding For Arizona Behavioral Health Providers Delayed Friction Between State Agencies Escalates As Health Exchange Deadlines Near http://kunm.org/post/friction-between-state-agencies-escalates-health-exchange-deadlines-near <p>New details have emerged about changes that were made to a grant proposal the state submitted to the federal government related to the state's Health Insurance Exchange.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:39:36 +0000 Elaine Baumgartel & NMInDepth.com 30890 at http://kunm.org Friction Between State Agencies Escalates As Health Exchange Deadlines Near