The successful track record of Medicaid Expansion in states similar to Oklahoma shows that we are making the wrong choice to reject health coverage.
Tiara Blue is an instructor at Murray State College in Tishomingo and a contributing writer for NonDoc. Foresight. I underlined this word twice in my notes for the late Professor J. Rufus Fears’ “Ancient Rome” course. I was just a sophomore at the University of Oklahoma, but in that lecture, Fears said something that has resonated with me all my Continue Reading »
It’s now been nearly four years since the U.S. Supreme Court made it optional for states to extend coverage to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. Oklahoma has been among the dwindling number of states refusing to act, leaving over 170,000 Oklahomans without insurance options and saddling hospitals and other health care providers with the rising cost of uncompensated care. But a Continue Reading »
Oklahoma Policy Institute released the following statement in response to news that the Oklahoma Health Care Authority has developed plans to accept federal funds for expanding health coverage: It is great news for Oklahoma that state officials have come up with a plan to accept federal dollars and expand health coverage to more than 100,000 uninsured Oklahomans. Under this plan, Continue Reading »
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