Could the state be paying 10 percent of cost instead of 100 percent for some mental health patients?

February 23, 2020, Mississippi Today, Bobby Harrison -  Medicaid expansion to cover primarily the working poor is not gaining much traction during the 2020 session of the Mississippi Legislature. While Delbert Hosemann indicated during his successful 2019 campaign for lieutenant governor that he would be willing to consider the issue, he has not – at least publicly – expended much political capital to place Medicaid expansion on the front burner during the early stages of his tenure as the Senate’s presiding officer. That is not surprising since Medicaid expansion does not seem likely to occur at this point with both Gov. Tate Reeves and House Speaker Philip Gunn expressing opposition.

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