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Health Services

Health Services

Health Services

Refers to the efforts that the State of Oklahoma is making to ensure access to affordable, quality health care in order to improve health outcomes for its citizens.

$6.2B
Annual Expenses to Date
Fiscal Year Budget by Funding Source
Agencies Contributing Budget

Health Care Cost Growth

Limit state-purchased health care cost growth to 2% less than the projected national health expenditures average every year through 2019.

• Today: 
.72%
• Target: 
2% Below National Average

Uninsured Individuals

Decrease the percentage of uninsured individuals from 17.7% in 2013 to 9.5% by 2019.

• Today: 
13.9%
• Target: 
9.5%

Health Professional Shortage Areas

Increase the percentage of health care access to citizens within designated Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) from 64% in 2014 to 74% by 2019.

• Today: 
60%
• Target: 
74%

Medicare Preventable Hospitalizations

Decrease the rate of preventable hospitalizations among Medicare beneficiaries from 76.9 per 1,000 in 2013 to 69.21 per 1,000 by 2019.

• Today: 
62.6 per 1,000
• Target: 
69.21 per 1,000