You can help protect SoonerCare for thousands of families

Everyone should have the security of quality health care in times of need. Oklahomans shouldn’t have to worry if they can afford to see a doctor when they’re ill or get their asthma medication, insulin or other life-saving treatments. Sadly, that is what’s happening. Lawmakers have ordered Oklahoma’s Medicaid officials to make a plan that […]

ACT NOW: Protect SoonerCare for Thousands of Oklahoma families

SoonerCare was designed to be a safety net program to ensure that low-income families receive medical care. It is how we make sure that people living in poverty have access to a flu-shot, an inhaler or access to life-saving medication. SoonerCare was never designed to be a jobs program. Unfortunately, the Oklahoma legislature is attempting […]

SoonerCare work requirements will be harmful to families

Multiple bills have been filed this session that would threaten health care coverage for struggling parents. HB 2932 and SB 1179 would end SoonerCare coverage for low-income parents who fail to complete work, training, or volunteer requirements. We have many good options to get people into the workforce, but taking away Oklahomans’ access to health care isn’t one of […]

3,313 parents are counting on their representatives to vote NO to SB 1030 on Tuesday

SB 1030 would slash the income cutoff for low-income parents to be eligible for SoonerCare, ending health coverage for thousands of Oklahomans. Under this bill, a single mother with one child would be too wealthy for SoonerCare if she made more than $275 per month. This new cutoff would be lower than every state in the […]

Committee deadline has passed. Here are the issues TOK members are advocating on this week.

The deadline for bills to make it out of committee has passed. Both good and bad bills made it over this hurdle. Here are issues that we’re speaking out on this week: Stop Attacks on SoonerCare Multiple bills have been proposed this legislative session that would take away SoonerCare health coverage from very low income […]