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State Rep. Marcus McEntire discusses longstanding GOP effort to expand Medicaid

Ray Carter, OCPA Center for Independent Journalism   OKLAHOMA CITY – A top House Republican told activists attending a Wednesday (April 24) rally that Republican leaders have been working on a plan to expand Medicaid for more than a year, a goal that has long been a top agenda item for Democrats. Speaking to a […]

COMMENTARY: Study of modernized managed care program points to best choice for Oklahoma

Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Association of Health Plans (OAHP) released a study early this week outlining how Oklahoma can produce better health outcomes –  and save almost $400 million over the next decade – by modernizing its Medicaid program. Milliman, the world’s largest providers of actuarial and related services and […]

Study touts modern Medicaid program as best choice for Oklahoma – Report highlights best practices, budget savings

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – The Oklahoma Association of Health Plans, on February 20, released a report outlining how the state can achieve budget predictability by implementing a modern health care program for Medicaid recipients in Oklahoma. The product of extensive research, the report provides a road map for improving health outcomes, providing tax […]

Fallin and McCall joust over provider rate cuts and her veto, as spending scrutiny intensifies

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Speaker of the House Charles McCall, R-Atoka, has chided Governor Mary Fallin in wake of last week’s Medicaid provider cuts, saying her veto of a budget plan that emerged in the fall special session was responsible for the crunch. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority announcement of the provider […]

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