OICA to Monitor Medicaid Managed Care for Kids

OICA to Monitor Medicaid Managed Care for Kids

I have written about Oklahoma’s Medicaid program, SoonerCare, and its importance in providing needed healthcare for Oklahoma’s most vulnerable children.

As of May 2020, there were 833,302 Oklahomans enrolled in SoonerCare, and more than 550,000 of them are children. Over half a million Oklahoma children are dependent on SoonerCare for their medical, vision, hearing, and dental checkups to help them stay healthy. We adults owe it to these children to ensure they receive the best care available, and the insurance to cover it.

On June 18, 2020, Governor Kevin Stitt and Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) CEO Kevin Corbett announced the state would seek proposals from qualified managed care organizations (MCOs) to improve health outcomes, increase access to care, and increase system accountability SoonerCare.

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