Mitchell Talks: Interview With Oklahoma Mental Health Executive Kevin Corbett

Thursday, October 7th 2021, 5:14 pm
By: News 9

Oct. 1, 2021, was the day Oklahomans who are enrolled in Medicaid can officially move to the new ‘Sooner Choice’ program.

In this exclusive MitchellTalks interview, Secretary of Health and Mental Health/CEO of Oklahoma Health Authority Kevin Corbett, discusses his background and how he is approaching changing Oklahoma’s poor health outcomes; how he coordinates with various health agencies; Oklahoma’s response to the pandemic and rollout of the vaccine effort; the differences between the promises made by campaign officials during the Medicaid expansion campaign and the implementation as well as the controversy surrounding the effort to utilize managed care in that implementation.