OK-SAFE, Inc. – The fifth and final meeting of the joint legislative committee to examine the effects of the federal health care reform law (Affordable Care Act, aka “ObamaCare”, etc.) on Oklahoma will be held in the House Chambers on Tuesday, November 15, 2011.
Every Oklahoman with concerns about the implementation of health insurance exchanges (now “marketplaces”), electronic health records (EHRs) being shared everywhere, or infringements on your medical privacy needs to attend these meetings.
The meeting, which runs from 9 am to 12 pm, is open to the public and will be streamed online and taped.
The agenda for the final meeting is below.
JOINT COMMITTEE ON FEDERAL HEALTH CARE LAW
SUBJECT: FIFTH MEETING – Revised
MEETING DATE: Tuesday, November 15, 2011
MEETING TIME: 9:00 A.M – 12:00 P.M.
LOCATION: House Chamber, State Capitol Building.
1. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Non Profit Exchange – Mark Tozzio
2. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 am Non Profit Clinics
3. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm Committee Discussions
4. Other Business and Adjournment
Committee co-chairs are Sen. Gary Stanislawski and Rep. Glen Mulready.
Contact Senator Gary Stanislawski’s or Rep. Glen Mulready’s office to express your objections to the creation of a state-based exchange (either kind), and the linking of our medicalhealth records to a “federal data hub”.
Sen. Stanislawski: 405-521-5624
Rep. Mulready: 405-557-7340
Senate Appointees: House Appointees:
Senator Gary Stanislawski, Co-Chair Rep. Glen Mulready, Co-Chair
Senator Cliff Aldridge Rep. Doug Cox
Senator Bill Brown Rep. Randy Grau
Senator Sean Burrage Rep. Danny Morgan
Senator Brian Crain Rep. Jeannie McDaniel
Senator John Sparks Rep. Jason Nelson
To call these legislators, see their contact information here. Click on Legislators link, then Senate of House members pages.
Audio of the 10/26/11 meeting is available – it takes a while to download. The Solicitor General’s comments about the OK lawsuit, the ballot initiative and ‘opt out’ are heard in the first 20 minutes.
The fourth meeting featured seven speakers, including Amanda Teegarden, Executive Director of OK-SAFE, Inc., presenting Health Care Reform – IT, Privacy and Security Issues.
This ppt is available on the OK-SAFE website; the video of this presentation is viewable on the 11/3/11 House video beginning at minute marker 00:56:00.
Psalm 118: 8,9 – “It is better to take refuge in the LORD, than to trust in man. It is better to take refuge in the LORD, than to trust in princes.”