The successful track record of Medicaid Expansion in states similar to Oklahoma shows that we are making the wrong choice to reject health coverage.
Teresa Huggins is CEO of Stigler Health and Wellness Center in eastern Oklahoma. Being raised in small town, rural Oklahoma comes with its benefits. Among those benefits are the close friendships, supports and cohesiveness of knowing everyone; however, many communities face extreme poverty and lack access to basic medical care, not to mention specialty care for the diverse needs and Continue Reading »
Last week, Senate Republican leaders released a “new” version of their health care bill. We wrote before about how the first draft of this bill would make Americans pay more for worse health coverage and how it would undercut the health care safety net. Unfortunately, the new draft does not fix the original Senate bill’s core problems and makes some Continue Reading »
Steve Lewis served as Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1989-1991. He currently practices law in Tulsa and represents clients at the Capitol. Most of the action last week seemed to come from the federal level, and it was focused primarily on the health care debate. Well, as much as it was focused at all. There seems to be a Continue Reading »
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