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April 14, 2013
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State health division redesign aimed at bolstering services

The state’s proposed reorganization of health and disability services has drawn numerous questions from lawmakers including Ways and Means Chairwoman Maggie Carlton, D-Las Vegas, who complained there were “so many moving parts.” But Health and Human Services Director Mike Willden said the idea behind the changes isn’t as much saving money as improving services to clients such as the autistic, the disabled and those needing mental health treatment. “I think people are making this a lot more complex than it really is, budgetarily,” he said. Legislative money committees have not decided whether to approve the changes called for in the …

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