Mandate-Free Coverage in Oklahoma
Just last week we discussed the inherent problems with additional coverage mandates for health insurance plans. State legislatures are always proposing them, but this year, Oklahoma bucked that trend.
Last week the Oklahoma State Legislature passed a bill allowing insurers to offer mandate-free coverage to people under age 40. The mandate-free plans will allow a more affordable insurance options to Oklahoma's uninsured. According to KTEN News: "Oklahoma has 36 health insurance mandates for such procedures as immunizations for children, mammograms, breast reconstruction and prostate cancer screening."
For more info, check out this article from The Oklahoman.