Expanded Medicaid benefits for more than 120K Oklahomans

Mike Seals - July 1, 2021 10:56 am

Starting today, expanded Medicaid benefits will be rolled out in Oklahoma.

The state says more than 120,000 Oklahomans were approved for benefits through expansion since the beginning of June.

Ninety percent of costs for expansion enrollees will be paid for by the federal government.

On June 30, 2020, the Oklahoma Medicaid Expansion Initiative, State Question 802, passed by a majority vote to expand Medicaid eligibility for adults ages 19 to 64 whose income is 138% of the federal poverty level or lower, which equals an estimated annual income of $17,796 for an individual or $36,588 for a family of four.

The monthly income for one person must be $1,400.

For a family of 10, $6,100, and for a family of 20, monthly income must be $11,000 under the 2021 SoonerCare Income Guidelines.

To learn how to apply, click here.

 

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