2019 Priority: Safeguard access to quality health care by rejecting ‘junk coverage’

Download this fact sheet as a printable pdf here. Read about the rest of OK Policy’s 2019 Legislative Policy Priorities here. Before 2013, widely-available junk health insurance coverage left patients at the mercy of big insurance companies, with coverage that… Read more [More...]

2019 Priority: Expand Health Coverage

Download this fact sheet as a printable pdf here. Read about the rest of OK Policy’s 2019 Legislative Policy Priorities here. Oklahoma’s uninsured rate is one of the highest in the US. The effects of having so many uninsured Oklahomans… Read more [More...]

2019 Legislative Policy Priorities: Solutions for Oklahoma’s toughest challenges

We are offering proven solutions to poverty and the lack of opportunity that holds Oklahoma back from becoming a truly prosperous state. With this agenda and with all of you, we may finally fulfill the Oklahoma Standard and rebuild an economy and society that works for all. [More...]

State Question 788: Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative

Download this fact sheet as a PDF. The Gist SQ 788 would legalize medical marijuana and set up a system to tax and regulate its use. The law would allow individuals to apply for a license to grow and buy… Read more [More...]

2018 Legislative Policy Priorities

Download this fact sheet as a PDF. OK Policy is committed to supporting fair and adequate funding of public services and expanded economic opportunity for all Oklahomans through research and advocacy. During the 2018 legislative session, we will work to… Read more [More...]

2018 Policy Priority: Stop Proposed Medicaid Work Restrictions

See the full list of our 2018 policy priorities. Download this fact sheet as a PDF. Background Most people enrolled in SoonerCare who can reasonably be expected to work, do work. However, for the first time in Medicaid’s fifty-year history,… Read more [More...]

2018 Policy Priority: Expand Access to Health Care Using Federal Funds

See the full list of our 2018 policy priorities. Download this fact sheet as a PDF. Background Oklahoma’s uninsured rate is one of the highest in the US. The effects of this ripple across our entire health care system, driving… Read more [More...]

GOP Health Plan Would Devastate Oklahomans’ Access to Care

Download this fact sheet as a pdf The House Republican plan, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA), would dramatically increase the cost of health coverage. More than 100,000 Oklahomans used a tax credit to buy health coverage in… Read more [More...]

What Oklahomans Stand to Lose if the Affordable Care Act is Dismantled

Download this fact sheet as a pdf Insurance Coverage Gains Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA, also known as Obamacare) was signed into law in 2010, Oklahomans have made record gains in insurance coverage. Even though state lawmakers refused federal… Read more [More...]

2017 Legislative Policy Priorities

At OK Policy, our core mission is to encourage state policy changes that ensure responsible funding of public services and expanded opportunity for all Oklahomans. To that end, we’ve identified a number of policies as top priorities in Oklahoma’s 2017 legislative session. Read more... [More...]