Advocates Celebrate Start Of Benefits Under Oklahoma Medicaid Expansion

More than 120,000 uninsured Oklahomans get health coverage Thursday when voter-approved Medicaid expansion takes effect.Voters narrowly approved a state constitutional amendment last June to make more working adults eligible for the program. It was put on the ballot through the initiative petition process after lawmakers declined to expand Medicaid for years.Oklahoma Policy Institute has long made the case for Medicaid expansion. Public Radio Tulsa, Read More.

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