NMInDepth.com

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New Mexico In Depth’s goal is to foster, promote and publish journalism in the public interest. What does that mean?

We want our journalism to be curious and analytical, to tackle big questions and complex issues. We hope to give a more contextual and comprehensive picture of life in our communities and make it available to as many New Mexicans as possible.

That’s why working with news organizations with wide audiences is critical to our mission.

Journalism requires us to challenge power and do on-the-ground reporting that better understands the lives of people affected by policy and political decisions. We believe our reporting must value people in our communities as much as it values those who influence and set policies that affect New Mexicans.

Ultimately, our goal is to give people the tools and information they need to better understand and participate in society. The educational role journalism can and should play is essential to promoting democracy and strengthening communities.

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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 suing for release of the audit say.

 

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.

At the same time, the 58-page document raised tantalizing questions.

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A transfer of over $10 million to Arizona behavioral health contractors has been put on hold by the state Legislative Finance Committee. 

NMInDepth.com reports LFC Director David Abbey has stopped the transfer so that the committee can review the request from the Human Services Department. 

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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.