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State audit: NC DHHS’s failure to set proper rates kept dollars from mental health patients

By Thomas Goldsmith A state auditor’s report says North Carolina taxpayers paid an excess $439 million during a three-year period, money that wound up as cash reserves for managed care organizations charged with looking after people’s mental health problems. The money intended to treat Medicaid beneficiaries and uninsured people with mental illness instead stayed on […]