Bryant Furlow http://kunm.org en Health Guides Work To Convince Native Americans To Try Obamacare http://kunm.org/post/health-guides-work-convince-native-americans-try-obamacare <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When he learns that signing up for Medicaid will mean he can visit a nearby hospital in </span>Española<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> instead of traveling to Santa Fe for urgent care, the Native American man sits back in his chair, eyebrows arched. Then he smiles.</span></p><p>“Cool! Oh that’s good,” the gray-haired, middle-aged man from Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo says.</p> Sat, 15 Feb 2014 23:13:21 +0000 Bryant Furlow & New Mexico In Depth 41391 at http://kunm.org Health Guides Work To Convince Native Americans To Try Obamacare Arizona Companies Prepare To Manage New Mexico Behavioral Health Providers http://kunm.org/post/arizona-companies-prepare-manage-new-mexico-behavioral-health-providers <p>When the <a href="http://www.hsd.state.nm.us/" target="target_blank">New Mexico Human Services Department </a>(NMHSD) announced last month it would suspend Medicaid payments to 1<a href="http://www.lcsun-news.com/ci_23528789/audit-nm-mental-health-cos-possible-fraud?source=most_emailed" target="target_blank">5 behavioral health providers</a>, Joe Frechen was worried.</p><p>For nearly 20 years, Frechen has worked as psychiatrist in Southern New Mexico with some of the most vulnerable patients in the region.</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 19:38:31 +0000 Tristan Ahtone & Bryant Furlow 32736 at http://kunm.org Arizona Companies Prepare To Manage New Mexico Behavioral Health Providers