Quote of the Day 3/14/2014

This isn’t about managed care. It is about privatization. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is already one of the most efficient agencies in state government. Their administrative overhead is far less than what you would find with most private insurers and so for there to be any cost saving, it is going to be borne on the back of providers.

-Wes Glinsmann, spokesperson for the Oklahoma State Medical Association, speaking against a bill that would move a portion of the state’s Medicaid population onto privatized managed care plans (Source: http://bit.ly/O9RsF9).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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