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January 29, 2013

How the new health care law will affect Oklahoma

Oklahoma City —  

The way Oklahoma residents get health insurance will change this fall as a result of the new federal health care law. The law aims to reduce the number of uninsured by requiring people to get coverage and by setting up online health insurance markets called exchanges where people can look at private insurance options.  Government subsidies will be available for some who can’t afford the premiums. The federal government also is urging states to expand their Medicaid programs for the poor and disabled.

 

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