Measure to add Oklahoma medical residencies is signed into law
Legislation aimed at dealing with a shortage of primary care physicians in Oklahoma was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Mary Fallin.
She signed House Bill 3058, which contains the Oklahoma Hospital Residency Training Program Act, and Senate Bill 1280, which provides $3.08 million to create residency programs at hospitals in rural, underserved areas.
“It will help us retain physicians in those most-needed areas of the state,” Fallin said. “Currently, there are 64 of Oklahoma’s 77 counties that are experiencing health care...
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