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Counseling site closes over Medicaid

Nov 05, 2018 - The Columbus Dispatch (Ohio)

Over nearly three decades, Robin Tener built Northeast Ohio Behavioral Health into an agency that served 400 to 600 clients, many of them children in foster care, some of whom were dealing with trauma and abuse.

But the private, for-profit agency in Stark County closed last month, and Tener blames the state's new system for handling Medicaid claims for mental-health care.

"It has been absolutely devastating for our organization and for our clients, and it's a system that is broken," ...