The Oklahoma Health Care Authority administers SoonerCare, the Oklahoma Medicaid program for American citizens and qualified aliens living in the Sooner State.
Qualifying categories for SoonerCare include:
- the elderly
- the physically disabled
- the mentally disabled
- severely disabled children
- pregnant women
- low income adults
- low income children
Income and resource thresholds for enrollment in SoonerCare vary depending on several factors including an applicant’s family size and disability status. To help determine whether you qualify for SoonerCare as of November 2012, you should consult the SoonerCare Income Guidelines chart.
If it appears you meet eligibility requirements, you can easily apply for SoonerCare online.
SoonerCare covers various medical services including:
- laboratory and X-ray services
- inpatient and outpatient hospital services
- health screenings for children and treatment of detected medical problems
- comprehensive dental services for children
- adult medical and surgical dental services
- nursing facility services for adults
- health clinic services
- prescription drugs
- physical, occupational, or speech therapy for children
- eye doctor visits and eyeglasses for children
- medically-necessary transportation services
Some people are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. In such cases, Medicare is the primary payer.
If you are a Medicare dual eligible individual, looking into Medicare Advantage plans may be a wise move and a good investment. Call MedicareMall toll-free at 1-877-413-1556 for help determining whether Medicare Advantage is right for you.
For further information about Oklahoma SoonerCare, contact SoonerCare Member Services toll-free at 1-800-987-7767 (TDD 1-800-757-5979). If you have any questions about senior healthcare including Original Medicare (Medicare Part A and Part B), Medicare supplement plans, or Medicare Advantage, contact a licensed, bonded MedicareMall representative and let us lead you with confidence through the Medicare maze!