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Rural Health
Resources by State: Oklahoma

Oklahoma Health Professional Shortage Areas - Dental Care
Map of Oklahoma with counties delineated identifying the location of designated Dental Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) facilities and Dental Health HPSAs by designation type.
Date: 02/2018
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Oklahoma Health Care Authority Strategic Plan 2018-2022
Offers a strategic plan for Oklahoma's Medicaid program, SoonerCare. Includes a focus on ensuring access and developing new providers and services for members in rural areas.
Date: 2018
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Health Care Authority
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Critical Access Hospitals & Small Hospital Improvement Program Grantees in Oklahoma, 2017
Map of Oklahoma with counties delineated identifying the location of Critical Access Hospitals and Small Hospital Improvement Program Grantees.
Date: 12/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
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Catalyzing Medicaid-Public Health Collaboration to Reduce Childhood Obesity
Explains cross-sector interventions tested by five states - Arizona, Maryland, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Texas - participating in the Center for Health Care Strategies' Innovations in Childhood Obesity Initiative. Each state profile highlights how Medicaid and public health agencies are using innovative approaches to address childhood obesity in their high-risk communities. The Texas initiative focuses on childhood obesity in the rural, low-income population along the U.S./Mexico border.
Author(s): Alexandra Maul, Stephen A. Somers
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Care Strategies
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Stepping into the Breach: How States and Insurers Worked Together to Prevent Bare Counties for 2018
Examines six states - Iowa, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Washington - that faced the prospect of having counties with no participating insurers ahead of the 2018 plan year open enrollment period. Shares insights from interviews with insurers and state regulators, focusing on how administrative and/or legislative actions and media coverage affected insurers' decisions to remain in the Marketplace. Includes a discussion on the challenges associated with risk assessment and rate setting in low-population, rural counties.
Author(s): Kevin Lucia, Jack Hoadley, Sabrina Corlette, Dania Palanker, Olivia Hoppe
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Urban Institute
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) All Disciplines
Map of Oklahoma showing the locations of all National Health Service Corps (NHSC) dental health, mental health, and primary care providers in the state.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Oklahoma National Health Service Corps Providers (NHSC) & Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of geographical population Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), low-income population HPSAs, and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) dental providers.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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Promising Practices to Build Healthy Active Native Communities
Highlights promising practices to improve the health and wellness in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Discusses programs designed to incorporate Native cultural beliefs into healthy eating practices and fitness regimens that support physical well-being.
Date: 07/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Indian Physicians
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Quality of Care in the SoonerCare Program
Reports on access, use, and effectiveness of care for Oklahoma's Medicaid program enrollees. Appendix A provides detailed rural/urban breakdowns on compliance with immunizations, cancer screenings, medication management, and more.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Health Care Authority
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Oklahoma Rural Health Clinics
County-level map of Oklahoma showing the locations of all Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in the state.
Date: 06/2017
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma Office of Primary Care and Rural Health Development
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