State alleges fraud at New River |

The N.C. Division of Medical Assistance alleges that at least four examples of fraud have taken place at New River Behavioral Healthcare, according to a letter released Tuesday by the division.

New River, based in Boone, serves nearly 13,000 clients needing behavioral health services in eight counties — Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Iredell, Surry, Watauga, Wilkes and Yadkin. It has about 300 employees.

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