Weekly Legislative Update: May 7, 2021

Posted on 5/8/2021
We are now in the last month of session. Measures have either been sent to the governor, failed, are in the opposite House for amendment consideration, or are on their way to a Conference Committee.

Weekly Legislative Update: April 30, 2021

Posted on 5/3/2021
Our battle against Medicaid Managed Care continues to be the major issue affecting the House of Medicine as we head into the last month of session. MANY THANKS to those OSMA members who have responded to our ACTION CALLS supporting SB 131.

Weekly Legislative Update: April 23, 2021

Posted on 4/28/2021
As many of you are aware, Pat Hall and Jim Dunlap host “Inside the Issues”, a weekly public affairs talk show on Cox Cable Channel 3 in both the OKC and Tulsa markets. The show, currently in its 17th season, airs on Sundays at 9:30a & 7:30p and...

Weekly Legislative Update: April 22, 2021

Posted on 4/23/2021
Another major deadline occurs next week when House Bills must be heard on the Senate Floor and Senate Bills must be heard on the House Floor by Thursday, April 22. Legislation will then either go to the Governor for signature/veto; go back to the...

Weekly Legislative Update: April 9, 2021

Posted on 4/12/2021
This was another deadline week where measures had to be out of committee in the opposite House. A major development in the effort to derail the implementation of Medicaid Managed Care was passage of SB 131 (Garvin/McEntire) in the House Public Health