Jaclyn Cosgrove
Local News Medical and Health Reporter

Jaclyn Cosgrove writes about health, public policy and medicine in Oklahoma, among other topics.

She is an Oklahoma State University graduate. Jaclyn grew up in the southeast region of the state and enjoys writing about rural Oklahoma.

Jaclyn is a recipient of the 2015-16 Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism. Jaclyn’s project is focused on low-income, uninsured Oklahomans diagnosed with mental illness and substance use disorders. She is also a member of the Association of Health Care Journalists.





Jaclyn Cosgrove Today at 5:32 PM Good to go! Come hang out with @okcimprov at our shows tonight at 7:30 and 9:30. I'm performing at 7:30 :) https://t.co/6JAdcGKr55
Jaclyn Cosgrove Today at 11:50 AM "Before these cuts, we could only serve one out of every three individuals that needed help. This widens that gap" https://t.co/ldHQGeVzlm
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 10:21:34 PM CST .@oksoonercare board approves reductions that will limit mental health care access https://t.co/XaquX8Q5jG #mhinOK
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 02:10:24 PM CST @PRCowboy @OKPolicy @oksoonercare You can find that in the agenda here: https://t.co/qcgAfwuYtM
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 02:09:40 PM CST .@TerriWhiteOK, re: Medicaid Rebalancing Act of 2020: "At the moment, that is the only hope out there" for behavioral health services money
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:50:26 PM CST .@TerriWhiteOK says in recent years, agencies saw millions of dollars in cuts. Independent counselors were protected until now.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:49:30 PM CST .@TerriWhiteOK to @oksoonercare board says with these cuts, Oklahoma will see higher numbers of people in ERs, @OKDHS system, prisons.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:47:39 PM CST .@oksoonercare approves 15% rate cut for residential psychiatric services for Medicaid members.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:40:24 PM CST .@oksoonercare board approves 10% rate cut to behavioral health licensure candidates in outpatient clinics.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:39:06 PM CST .@oksoonercare board approves 10% rate cut to psychologists in independent practice who treat Medicaid members.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:37:40 PM CST .@oksoonercare board approves 30 percent rate cut to independent counselors and therapists who serve Medicaid members.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:33:08 PM CST WIthout discussion, @oksoonercare board approves 3% rate cut to freestanding psychiatric hospitals who provide care to Medicaid patients
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:27:48 PM CST WIthout discussion, @oksoonercare board approves rule placing further limits on therapy low-income Oklahomans can receive through Medicaid
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:23:45 PM CST .@oksoonercare board votes to approve rule that limits how much therapy low-income Oklahomans can receive. (In response to budget cuts)
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:18:03 PM CST RT @MentalHealthAm: Hi everybody! Today's topic - promoting dignity for every person living with mental illness - is SO important and timel
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:17:10 PM CST Leslie, independent counselor, says the 30% provider rate cut for independent is unfair, discriminating against experienced therapists
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:14:12 PM CST Heather Askew, independent counselor, says she's concerned about targeted cuts to independents. DMH caters to community MH centers.
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:11:08 PM CST Richard, who works w/ children, says Systems of Care has fallen apart because of funding cuts. (Oklahoma has been a nat'l leader in program)
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:10:31 PM CST Verna Foust, Red Rock BHS, asks @oksoonercare board to support the mental health treatment cuts because otherwise other cuts will be made
Jaclyn Cosgrove Thu, Apr. 28 2016 01:07:29 PM CST Jeanette Moore, Hope Community Services, says Medicaid Rebalancing is "one thing that can help all of us in our shared goals."

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