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NEW PROTECTIONS & RIGHTS FOR FAMILIES

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will provide security to Mississippi families. While the law will expand coverage to 500,000 Mississippians,  it will also provide new rights to families and individuals who are currently insured.


Affordable Care Act Decision a Victory for Mississippi Families

Today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling is a tremendous victory for Mississippi families. More than 500,000 adults and 100,000 children in Mississippi will benefit from the increased options for health insurance coverage and will help to protect working families and small business owners from unknown catastrophic health care costs by providing affordable health insurance options.


State insurance commissioner backs health exchange

State Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney sees one particular component of the Affordable Care Act - the health insurance exchange, an online insurance marketplace on comparable rates and provisions - as a crucial tool to broaden health care of Mississippians.


Mississippi to feel health care decision

While leaders in Washington say the U.S. Supreme Court’s highly anticipated ruling on health care won’t affect their plans, local experts are preparing for the decision’s possible effects on Mississippi.


SUNDAY MORNING: Q&A with Dr. David Dzielak , Miss. Medicaid director

An interview with the Mississippi Medicaid director, Dr. David Dzielak


HHS touts health care law’s phone center program

A phone-center program funded by grants from the 2010 health care law has helped 200,000 people in 22 states gain access to health insurance in its first year of existence, administration officials plan to report today.