Claremore Daily Progress


December 11, 2013

Okla. revenue collections continue to fall short



Fallin has warned state agency heads to look for ways to save money in next year’s budget amid lackluster collections and more than $60 million in mandatory health care spending the state will be forced to pay next year. Oklahoma’s share of funding for Medicaid is increasing as a result of an overall increase in the state’s per-capita income, and state health officials also predict a sharp increase in Medicaid enrollees under mandates for coverage under the federal health care law.


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