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In 2013, the New Mexico Human Services Department halted funding to 15 behavioral health providers in response to allegations of Medicaid fraud. Since then, 13 have been cleared, and two remain under investigation. In those months, some behavioral health providers had to either settle for a hefty amount or close their doors, leaving regions around the state scrambling to fill gaps in mental health and substance abuse treatment programs. We’ve collected our coverage in one spot for convenience.