Catholic bishops throw support behind push to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma

In just a few weeks, Oklahoma voters will be able to voice their opinions on Medicaid expansion in the Sooner State.

In recent years, there has been a push across the state to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma.

Since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2014, Oklahoma has rejected federal money for Medicaid expansion.

​”Right now, the fact that we’re not accepting Medicaid expansion, we’re turning away over a billion dollars a year annually​,” Yes on 802 Campaign Manager Amber England said.

State Question 802 will be placed on the June 30th primary election ballot.

On Monday, the Catholic Conference of Oklahoma announced that it was throwing its support behind the push to expand Medicaid to more Oklahomans in need.

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