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May 25 online event will help provide resources to help individuals, organizations connect Oklahomans to health care 

As Oklahoma prepares to expand Medicaid coverage starting July 1, Oklahomans who are newly eligible for health care coverage need to know both that they are eligible to apply and how to apply for coverage. To fill this information gap, the Oklahoma Policy Institute and the Cover OK Health Care Coalition are co-hosting a May


Budget, managed care remain major items as session winds down (Capitol Update) 

Time is closing in on legislators. The constitutional deadline for sine die adjournment is the last Friday in May, which this year May 28. But in the past few years the Legislature has recessed before the deadline to give itself the opportunity to return and override gubernatorial vetoes. Bills sent to the Governor must be


Weekly Wonk: Fines & fees hurt rural Oklahomans | Are Medicaid patients overusing the ER? | HB 1775 would whitewash history

Rural Oklahomans frequently carry larger burden for court fines, fees; Are Medicaid patients overusing the ER?; Follow through on SQ 781 by funding treatment and rehabilitation services; HB 1775 would whitewash our history