Tag Archives: health insurance exchange

Anatomy of a political decision (access required)

By Marie Price Editor/Senior Capitol Reporter Journal Record Legislative Report The 100 pages of emails and other documents released Monday by Gov. Mary Fallin outline the political considerations behind the governor’s two-pronged decision not to establish a state health insurance ...

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Legislative Democrats critical of Fallin decision rejecting health insurance exchanges, Medicaid expansion under federal health care law (access required)

House Democratic Leader Scott Inman said Monday that Gov. Mary Fallin’s decision not to establish a state-operated health insurance exchange will mean many Oklahomans will not be able to obtain health care, make certain that businesses and health care providers ...

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Federal health-care law keeps states’ bill drafters busy (access required)

The 2010 federal health care law spawned a massive amount of state legislation this year, with more than 800 measures filed to address (or repudiate) one aspect or another of the measure that has sparked controversy in some states, including ...

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Fallin, Bingman working on healing split over health insurance exchange measure (access required)

Gov. Mary Fallin said Monday that she and Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman are working toward resolving their disagreement over how to address a federal requirement that states set up health insurance exchanges. Last week, Bingman announced that the ...

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Capitol week in review (March 21-25) (access required)

After a previous week of racing toward their first-house floor deadline, state representatives and senators took it easy this week, by comparison, with little floor activity as each house begins its consideration of the other’s bills in committee. Although some ...

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