OK Policy announces its 2021 policy priority areas

OK Policy has announced its 2021 legislative priorities, focusing on policy initiatives to help Oklahomans live healthier, create thriving families, and develop safe communities.  “Even before COVID-19 struck, far too many Oklahoma families and communities were struggling to provide and… Read more [More...]

2020 Focus Areas

OK Policy has determined its focus areas for Oklahoma’s upcoming legislative session based on the organization’s original research, analysis, and feedback from state residents. [More...]

Want to improve the mental health of Oklahomans? Expand Medicaid.

Oklahoma is in crisis.  While need for mental health care climbs, Oklahomans overwhelmingly lack access to the care needed to address these sometimes preventable, always treatable conditions. This has serious consequences: untreated mental illness can mean increased risk for other… Read more [More...]

Oklahoma’s progress on child uninsured rate has stalled

All children should be able to see a doctor or fill a prescription when they need to. After all, access to quality health care in childhood makes it more likely that a person will succeed and thrive throughout their life.… Read more [More...]

Medicaid Expansion’s Track Record Shows It’s a Good Deal for Oklahoma

The successful track record of Medicaid Expansion in states similar to Oklahoma shows that we are making the wrong choice to reject health coverage. [More...]

Medicaid Proves Its Worth in Oklahoma

[Download full issue brief] [Download 2-page fact sheet] System is Far From ‘Broken’ and is Ready to Handle Expansion Accepting federal dollars to extend Medicaid would provide substantial economic benefits to Oklahoma, save the state millions of dollars that now… Read more [More...]