We just received noticed that there will be an additional legislative meeting dealing with the subject of health insurance exchanges in Oklahoma.
This meeting will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 10:00 am in room 419C at the Oklahoma Capitol. (Details below).
It is important that all those with concerns about the establishment of an insurance exchange – state-based or federal – in Oklahoma should attend.
Announcement (received 11/29/11):
There will be a presentation at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 8th in Room 419C of the Oklahoma Capitol to cover Health Insurance Exchanges under the Affordable Care Act: State-run vs. federally facilitated. This overview will include federal requirements for a compliant state-run health insurance exchange; Oklahoma ‘s readiness to enact such an insurance exchange; recent developments/predictions about legislative/executive action at the state-level on exchanges; and updates on other federal/state health policy partnerships.
The presenter, Kate Richey of the Oklahoma Policy Institute, has a degree in International Business from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Masters degree in Political Science from the University of Central Oklahoma . She is currently a PhD Candidate in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma and works as a Policy Analyst for the Oklahoma Policy Institute specializing in health care, immigration, and anti-poverty issues.
This program can also be accessed remotely.
Legislative Assistant to
Speaker Pro Tempore Jeffrey W. Hickman
Oklahoma House of Representatives