Health Care, Economy
Americans may be paying for the extended shutdowns for some time as unrelated health issues that are not being treated now continue to emerge.
Lawmakers narrowly approved changes to the law that allows the governor to declare a “catastrophic health emergency” during Wednesday’s floor votes, despite objections from critics who said the bill was too restrictive of local officials’ response in future pandemics.
Budget & Tax, Health Care
Gov. Kevin Stitt has filed federal paperwork to expand Oklahoma’s Medicaid program to include many able-bodied adults starting July 1, which he has labeled SoonerCare 2.0.
New federal legislation may hamper Oklahoma’s ability to determine Medicaid eligibility for new enrollees.