Health insurance program in Oklahoma set to expire

Oklahoma Health insurance

Oklahoma health insurance program waiver denied by federal government Nearly 5,000 Oklahoma employers are to be notified that the state’s Insure Oklahoma program will expire at the end of this year. State officials had reached out to the federal government in order to receive a waiver for the program, but the federal government has denied this request. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the waiver was rejected due to the new health insurance opportunities that would be created through the Affordable Care Act next year. Small businesses…

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Insurance news in Oklahoma includes delays in Affordable Care Act decisions

Insurance News Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma

State Governor Mary Fallin has postponed the choice regarding the health plan exchange. Though the insurance news from each state regarding the decision they have made as to how their health exchanges would be run had an original deadline of Friday, November 16, 2012, Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma has delayed the announcement of her choice. This decision has to do with a central part of the Affordable Care Act, the online marketplace. Alex Weintz, a spokesperson for the governor, released an insurance news email that stated that “Governor Fallin…

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