Step up or step aside: Looming deadline forces Oklahoma's hand on a health exchange

The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the health care law, or Affordable Care Act (ACA), will soon compel even the most reluctant states to address their central responsibility under the law – state-based health insurance exchanges.  Exchanges, which we’ve blogged… Read more [More...]

Health care reform’s Medicaid expansion is right for Oklahoma

The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling upholding the bulk of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) struck down one key component of the law: it made the law’s Medicaid expansion optional rather than mandatory by declaring that that the federal government may… Read more [More...]

STATEMENT: Supreme Court ruling means it's time to move forward

David Blatt, Director of Oklahoma Policy Institute, released the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act: The Supreme Court ruling to uphold the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act is a significant victory… Read more [More...]

Kaiser Health News: Health industries weigh in on Supreme Court case

This story was written by Jay Hancock, a staff writer for Kaiser Health News, a publication of the Kaiser Family Foundation and was originally published on March 22nd, 2012.  For a break down of the issues being debated before the… Read more [More...]

High Court Hears Health Law: What's up for debate?

The United States Supreme Court is gearing up for oral argument in what is sure to be a landmark case in American history – the multi-state challenge to the Affordable Care Act, the federal health reform law passed by Congress… Read more [More...]

Keeping score: Most federal courts are upholding health care law

Legal challenges to national health care reform have proliferated since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law in March 2010.  There have been 26 federal lawsuits filed seeking to overturn the legislation, most of them challenging the constitutionality of the… Read more [More...]