The 26 community boards that offer services to Georgians with behavioral health problems and developmental disabilities would face new oversight under a state Senate bill introduced this week. The legislation follows recent trouble connected with one such community service board in Coastal Georgia. A September state report on Gateway Behavioral Health Services last year said its operation was riddled with financial irregularities and management problems.
A report on a troubled health services organization in Coastal Georgia says its operation has been riddled with financial irregularities and management problems. Gateway Behavioral Health Services, which has an annual budget of more than $30 million, has a deficit of close to $4 million.