This is inhumane. No one should choose between food or medication. This is the daily reality of so many of our fellow Oklahomans right here in this district. If your Representative isn’t pushing to accept Medicaid expansion to cull the obscene cost of healthcare, who are they representing? Even people with Medicare, private insurance, and VA benefits can not afford medical maintenance. We are closing down rural hospitals and VA centers. How far will some Oklahomans need to drive after they’ve had a stroke or are in labor? What if they need an ambulance? Do not settle for less. Healthcare is a human right.
A study at the Oklahoma Legislature to examine high insulin prices was abruptly canceled. “It’s frustrating, but it doesn’t change the fact that I intend to file legislation to look at how we can address this issue,” Rep. Forrest Bennett said.