Oklahomans across the Sooner State went to the polls Tuesday to decide on a Medicaid expansion that would cover about 200,000 citizens.
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Although Oklahomans will be heading to the polls in a matter of days to decide whether or not to expand Medicaid, state leaders say they are coming up with other ways to improve the system. In recent years, there has been a push across the state to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma. […]
On Tuesday, voters across the state headed to the polls to vote in a several races for U.S. Senate and U.S. House seats, along with a state question.
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A group of Oklahomans is starting a four-day, 21-city trip urging voters to say yes to State Question 802 in June. State Question 802 would expand Medicaid in Oklahoma – a move that ‘s received criticism from some, including Governor Kevin Stitt. However, others say Oklahomans are ready to make the […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – In just a few weeks, Oklahoma voters will be able to voice their opinions on Medicaid expansion in the Sooner State. In recent years, there has been a push across the state to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma. Since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2014, Oklahoma has rejected federal money […]
TULSA, Okla. (KFOR) – As communities across the country prepare to celebrate Juneteenth, the Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus is reminding black Oklahomans to become involved by getting out to vote. “The Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus will not be distracted by the divisiveness in the country,” said Black Caucus Chair Rep. Regina Goodwin. “We honor the […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Gov. Kevin Stitt vetoed a bill Thursday that his office says would not have provided a stable funding source for the SoonerCare 2.0 Medicaid expansion plan. Stitt’s office said in a news release that Senate Bill 1046 only provided Supplemental Hospital Offset Payment Program funding for Fiscal Year 2021, which they […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – As Oklahoma officials work on creating a plan to reopen the state following the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Kevin Stitt has announced when Oklahoma voters will be able to voice their opinions on Medicaid expansion. In recent years, there has been a push across the state to expand Medicaid in the Sooner […]
Trump administration will reimburse hospitals for treating uninsured coronavirus patients using stimulus funds
(CNN) — The Trump administration will use funds from the $2 trillion federal stimulus package to pay hospitals for treating uninsured coronavirus patients, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Friday. The money will come from a $100 billion fund set up to reimburse hospitals and other health care providers for their coronavirus expenses, he said. […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Could we be seeing a date set for a vote on expanding Medicaid? Expansion supporters tried to take matters into their own hands Wednesday, March 4, and force Gov. Kevin Stitt to set a vote date. Affordable Care Medicaid supporters say getting care is imperative to the lives of thousands of […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Legislatures are making a new push to change state petition law. The number of signatures a petition needs is based off the number of people who voted in the last gubernatorial election. Right now that number is around 178,000. Under the current law, those signatures can come from anywhere in the […]