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Obamacare Medicaid Split Creates Two Americas for Poor

Amber Sanchez, a San Francisco cancer survivor, skipped visiting the gynecologist last year to check a growth on her ovary because she was uninsured. This year, it’s at the top of her New Year’s plans.


Finding Health Insurance for 71 Cents Per Month

If you’re looking for evidence that healthcare.gov, the federal health insurance marketplace, is working much better these days, you might want to ask Arlene Wilson. The 56-year-old is a chef with a popular pizza shop in Jackson, Mississippi.


Chicken fight over labeling looms

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given China permission to export poultry processed there to the United States as long as the chicken was raised in the United States, Canada or Chile.


Study shows that Medicaid Expansion would spur Mississippi economy

Mississippi is losing billions of dollars in potential economic activity because state leaders, so far, have chosen not to extend Medicaid to hundreds of thousands more people, a nonprofit group said a report Thursday.


States losing billions in refusing to expand Medicaid, report finds

Texas will lose $9.2 billion in 2022; Florida says goodbye to $5 billion; Georgia is out $4.9 billion. A new report details just how much states are losing because they don’t want to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, and it’s not chump change.


Cover Mississippi statewide enrollment kickoff event held at Metrocenter Mall

Obamacare got a boost in Mississippi when Cover Mississippi held an enrollment kickoff event in Jackson last Friday.