Nearly 100,000 Newly-Eligible Oklahomans Have Enrolled For Medicaid During First Week Of Expansion
About a week into sign ups, 100,000 Oklahomans have enrolled in Medicaid expansion.
More than a decade after the Affordable Care Act’s passage made it possible, Oklahoma opted into Medicaid expansion when voters passed State Question 802.
Enrollment opened last week. In the 7 days since, about 100,000 working adults have submitted applications and qualified. Oklahoma Health Care Authority projections estimated 200,000 working adults qualify in total.
Coverage begins July 1 for those who are accepted. For eligibility information and to apply, see www.mysoonercare.org.
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