Health Care

No reason to defer to ‘expertise’ of AMA, OSMA

Whether it’s Critical Race Theory, removing sex designation from birth certificates, or opposing pro-life “heartbeat” legislation, medical associations aren’t bashful about taking political positions.

Jonathan Small
September 27, 2021
Health Care

Medicaid-expansion benefits prove overstated

When Oklahomans voted in 2020 to expand Medicaid to cover able-bodied adults with incomes below a certain level, proponents claimed expansion would prevent people from having to forgo life-saving care and save rural hospitals in the process.

Ray Carter
August 31, 2021
Education, Health Care

Stitt opposes school restrictions amidst Democrat outcry

Oklahoma Democratic lawmakers have called on Gov. Kevin Stitt to declare a health emergency following a recent uptick in COVID cases.

Ray Carter
July 26, 2021
Health Care

Many Oklahoma hospitals not compliant with price transparency law

An analysis of Oklahoma hospitals found less than half of hospitals are compliant with new federal price transparency rules.

Kaitlyn Jasper
July 6, 2021
Health Care

Oklahomans’ medical debt points up the need for price transparency

As health care costs steadily rise, it is time for medical providers to be upfront with service costs.

Kaitlyn Jasper
June 17, 2021
Health Care

State report: 25 percent of Oklahomans are on Medicaid

According to the latest annual report from the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, more than 25 percent of Oklahomans were enrolled in Medicaid last year.

Kaitlyn Jasper
May 18, 2021
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