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Provider Shortages and Limited Availability of Behavioral Health Services in New Mexico's Medicaid Managed Care

Examines the supply and distribution of behavioral health providers and prescribers across New Mexico, with a focus on services available to Medicaid managed care enrollees. Includes data for rural and frontier counties. Discusses rural broadband connectivity challenges that impact the use of telehealth to address access. Offers policy recommendations. Findings are likely to be relevant to behavioral healthcare access in other states' rural and frontier counties.
Office of Inspector General (HHS)
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Access · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Broadband · County-by-county data · Health workforce supply and demand · Medicaid · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Telehealth · New Mexico

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