“What we’re trying to do with Centennial Care is slow that rate by identifying people with the most need and coordinating care around them so that they get … the right care at the right place at the right time rather than just getting very sick and ending up with avoidable in-patient stays, avoidable emergency room visits,” said Julie Weinberg, director of the Medical Assistance Division in the Human Services Department.
If either party wants to re-qualify for the ballot, they must submit petitions with signatures equal to one half of 1 percent of the total votes cast for governor in 2010, Ken Ortiz, chief of staff of the Secretary of State’s Office said Wednesday. That would be slightly more than 3,000 signatures, Ortiz said..
New Mexico Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Director Ralph Vigil, however, says that the $1.4 million isn't actually over-billings but rather "relates to our accounting methods."
Damn, I thought he was getting the award because he brought Dog the Bounty Hunter and robots to the Roundhouse this year.
State health officials came under fire from patients, behavioral health providers and advocates Wednesday during a telephone conference, during which officials repeatedly deflected criticism about the recent decision to defund community health centers.