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Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Oklahoma’s Medicaid program, known as SoonerCare, is administered by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority. SoonerCare works to improve the health outcomes of Oklahomans by ensuring medically necessary benefits and services are responsive to the health care needs of our members. Qualifying Oklahomans include certain low-income children, seniors, the disabled, those being treated for breast or cervical cancer and those seeking family planning services. Insure Oklahoma assists qualifying adults and small business employees in obtaining health care coverage for themselves and their families. OHCA strives to educate and engage our million members regarding personal responsibilities for their health services utilization, behaviors, and outcomes in partnership with a state-wide network of almost 65,000 providers. For more information, visit www.okhca.org.
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority administers two health programs for the State of Oklahoma. The largest is SoonerCare, Oklahoma's Medicaid program. SoonerCare works to improve the health of qualified Oklahomans by ensuring that medically necessary benefits and services are available. Qualifying Oklahomans include certain low-income children and adults, seniors, the disabled, and those being treated for breast and cervical cancer. The other program OHCA operates is Insure Oklahoma, which assists small business employees in obtaining health care coverage for themselves and their families. Roughly one in four Oklahomans receive health care services through our network, which comes out to more than 1.29 million members. We have more than 65,000 contracted network providers that deliver care to our members.
For Oklahomans to be healthy and to have access to quality health care services regardless of their ability to pay.
Our mission is to responsibly purchase state and federally-funded health care in the most efficient and comprehensive manner possible; to analyze and recommend strategies for optimizing the accessibility and quality of health care; and, to cultivate relationships to improve the health outcomes of Oklahomans.
Additional Culture Details
Our agency is successful due to our leadership and team members. All of our team members focus on five core principles: trust and transparency, empowerment and accountability, passion for purpose, solution-oriented/outcomes driven, and being servant leaders. Our goal is to provide professional growth, mentoring, a listening ear, and a place where all team members feel valued, respected and motivated to make a difference.
- Passion for Purpose
- Passion for purpose breeds dedication, facilitates creative thinking and problem solving, guides our work and supports our culture. Our purpose is to facilitate quality health care services regardless of ability to pay and create opportunities for our members to attain healthy outcomes.