At the beginning of November, hundreds of new laws took effect in Oklahoma, including a big change to short-term health policies and new locations for eye clinics.
Despite experiencing some of the most severe weather events in the nation, there are no state laws requiring storm shelters in Oklahoma. Public shelters have largely been closed leaving people with disabilities without a safe option during storms.
A judge in Oklahoma admitted to making a $107 million math error in his verdict in the state’s opioid case.
At some rural hospitals in Oklahoma, a pattern of controversial businesses practices lead to big profits for the management companies – but high risks for vulnerable hospitals.
How companies run by a Miami businessman and his associates were able to drive so many hospitals into the ground so quickly, devastating their communities, is a story about the fragility of health care in rural America and the types of money-making ventures that have flourished in legal gray areas of America’s complicated medical system.
Pain meds as public nuisance? Oklahoma tests a legal strategy against opioid maker Johnson & Johnson
The first lawsuit in the country seeking to hold a pharmaceutical company responsible for the opioid crisis is currently awaiting a verdict in Oklahoma state court.
When states recover penalties in Medicaid fraud cases, it is common for them to reimburse federal agencies for their share. But Oklahoma doesn’t have the money.