Oklahoma Gets Millions in Fed Dollars for Meeting Major Milestone of the Health Care Reform Act

Kaye Beach

Feb 27, 2011

This is another shell game being played on us  just like  what is being done with the The Real ID Act.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 made up the health care reform of 2010.

This Health Care Reform is  frequently referred to as “Obamacare” something Governor Fallin seems to be passionately opposed to;

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin seeks to expedite review of health care challenge

Feb. 11, 2011

Gov. Mary Fallin says she’s joined 28 other Republican governors who sent a letter to President Obama asking him to direct the Department of Justice to expedite the appeals process of the pending state lawsuits against the federal health care bill  Read more

And yet the Oklahoma Governor just accepted federal funding to develop a key portion (in fact the most disturbing part in my opinion) of Health Care Reform-the information technology infrastructure that will allow wide-scale sharing of your  health information.  You cannot opt out of this system if your state (like Oklahoma) chooses to implement it.

Oklahoma honored as innovator

The state will receive $54.6 million in federal money to develop information technology to share with other states.

Oklahoma received one of seven awards totaling $241 million to help states design and use information technology needed to operate health insurance exchanges.

he state applied for a grant in October under former Gov. Brad Henry‘s administration. Gov. Mary Fallin supports the exchange idea. Read more: http://newsok.com/oklahoma-honored-as-innovator/article/3541176#ixzz1F89HDBnT


The following article calls it like it is.  “Reform implementation continues” (shhhh.just don’t tell anyone it’s “Obamacare” and they will never know the difference-ain’t government a giggle?!)

OVERNIGHT HEALTH: Reform implementation continues

Feb 16, 2011

HHS doles out exchange grants: As Republicans look to defund the healthcare reform law, the health department awarded $241 million in grants to six states and a New England consortium to develop information technology infrastructure for exchanges created by the healthcare overhaul. The so-called “early innovator” grants were awarded to Kansas, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Wisconsin and the New England group.

Is anyone paying any attention?

One response to “Oklahoma Gets Millions in Fed Dollars for Meeting Major Milestone of the Health Care Reform Act

  1. This is not good… we need to call and complain. Just say NO… do not accept the money.

    Disclaimer: I did not vote for her. I was and still am a Randy Brogdon supporter.

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