oklahoma health care authority
Fast Facts
APRIL 2003 Photo of plains with OHCA logo.
These figures represent the number of persons enrolled and eligible to receive services in the State of Oklahoma Medicaid program. The aid group is the category under which the individual qualifies for Medicaid.
Aid Group Age Group Clients % of Aid Group % of Total
Aged/Blind/Disabled CHILD 11,152 9.44% 2.26%
Aged/Blind/Disabled ADULT 106,951 90.56% 21.65%
Children/Parents CHILD 323,349 87.94% 65.45%
Children/Parents ADULT 41,875 12.06% 8.97%
OTHER CHILD 548 6.65% 0.11%
OTHER ADULT 7,696 93.35% 1.56%
Children/Parents is defined as Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF) formerly known as AFDC or Aid to Families and Dependant Children. OTHER Group includes-Medically Needy-Refugee-Qualified Medicare Beneficiary-DDSD Supported Living and TB patients.
CHILD is defined as an individual under the age of twenty one (21).
Total Clients 494,019 Adults 158,970 (32%)
Children 335,049 (68%)
Back to Top
The SoonerCare figures represent the clients above, grouped by their Managed Care Health plan provider.  The balance of the clients not accounted for below are covered within the Fee-For-Service payment system.
SoonerCare Plus
  Central Northeast Southwest
CommunityCare 24,143
Heartland 46,183 42,104
Prime Advantage     9,182
UniCare 29,846 16,423 6,336
Area totals 100,172 58,527 14,427
SoonerCare Pus Total 173,126
SoonerCare Choice Total 149,707
SoonerCareTotal 322,833
Back to Top
The race breakdown figures represent the clients above, grouped by race as indicated by the client at the time of enrollment.
Children Adults
African American 58,979 24,339
American Indian 47,356 14,092
Asian or Pacific Islander 2,927 1,630
Caucasian 194,412 114,452
Hispanic 31,375 4,457
Data was compiled on 05/12/2003.  Numbers frequently change due to retro-certifications and other factors. Percents may not total due to rounding. For report purposes "Clients" refers to persons enrolled in Medicaid for the report month. This report is based on data within the system prior to 05/12/2003.

Back to Top

This page was last updated: