Advocacy Tracker

Below are issues and bills the OOA has been actively working on your behalf. If you have any questions regarding our advocacy work, please contact us at 405-528-4848.

 

Telemedicine 

The OOA has sent letters to OHCA and six private insurers operating in Oklahoma to encourage them to continue covering telehealth beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. To read a copy of the letter, please click here.


SB 1915 - Physician Assistants

SB 1915 allows flexibility for the way physician assistants practice and are reimbursed, while preserving DO and MD practice rights in the state. To learn more, please click here.


E-PRESCRIBING MANDATE

HB 2931, passed in 2018, requires all Schedule II, III, IV, and Vs to be prescribed electronically. Click here to learn more and view vendors who offer e-prescribing tools. 


SB 1446 & SB 848

Click here to learn more about how these laws have changed how you prescribe opiods. 

Medical Marijuana

No longer do you need to be a board certified physician to recommend but you must be registered with OMMA. Click here for more information and quick links.


SOONERCARE OUT-OF-STATE SERVICES RULE CHANGES

Beginning Sept. 1, 2019 the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) will enact changes to the agency’s out-of-state (OOS) services policies. These changes will continue to ensure members have access to quality care while controlling program costs. Click here to view the changes.

 
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