Quote of the Day 9/24/2015

“I think it’s irresponsible. We tried this in the late 1990s. We set up (Medicaid) HMOs throughout Oklahoma, and it failed. Why would we repeat that mistake?”

-Trish Emig, a board member of the Oklahoma Alliance on Aging, speaking about Oklahoma lawmakers’ attempt to move aged, blind and disabled Medicaid patients into a privatized managed-care program (Source)


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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