Quote of the Day | Nov. 21, 2019

“Employers have never been effective in forcing down prices. The providers are very consolidated and powerful. The employers are fractured.”

-David Blumenthal, president of The Commonwealth Fund, speaking about a new report showing employer-based health care costs are continuing to rise, including in Oklahoma [Tulsa World]


David Hamby has more than 25 years of experience as an award-winning communicator, including overseeing communication programs for Oklahoma higher education institutions and other organizations. Before joining OK Policy, he was director of public relations for Rogers State University where he managed the school’s external communication programs and served as a member of the president’s leadership team. He served in a similar communications role for five years at the University of Tulsa. He also has worked in communications roles at Oklahoma State University and the Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce in Arkansas. He joined OK Policy in October 2019.

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