Welcome. MHAP promotes health system change by developing innovative health and human services policy and monitoring implementation. The program also provides information and support to front-line workers and poor communities as they work to address problems at the local level. Mississippi Health Advocacy Programs (MHAP) combines research, analysis and grass-roots organizing to improve health policies, practices and funding in Mississippi, especially in support of the state's poor and underserved people.

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MASON-DIXON POLL: 58% of Mississippi Voters Support Medicaid Expansion

MASON-DIXON MISSISSIPPI POLL APRIL 2015: MISSISSIPPIANS STRONGLY SUPPORT MEDICAID EXPANSION.

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Medicaid Expansion: By the numbers

The Numbers on Medicaid Expansion in Mississippi

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CMS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season

For those who were unaware or didn’t understand the implications of the fee for not enrolling in coverage, CMS will provide consumers with an opportunity to purchase health insurance coverage from March 15 to April 30.  If consumers do not purchase coverage for 2015 during this special enrollment period, they may have to pay a fee when they file their 2015 income taxes.

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