Zearley said its unclear how many state workers are affected by the restructuring. He said the group has asked for a cost analysis on why it might be cheaper to go with a private mental health group and have not received any information.
OPEA has also requested a copy of the contract the Department of Mental Health's board approved in July and has not received it.
If the privatization effort goes through it could also impact the Tulsa Center for Behavioral Health, Zearley said.
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