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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New Fellowship Program for Jackson Undergrads

Beginning August 15, the Mississippi Health Advocacy Program will accept applications for the 2014 Dr. Aaron Shirley Health Advocacy Fellowship Program. Fellowships will be provided to undergraduate students living in the Jackson Metro Area. The program will commence in September 2014 and run through April 2015.

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Newest Health Insurance Customers Are Generally Happy

We’ve known for a few months now that lots of people signed up for health insurance this year in new marketplaces. A new survey shows that the people who did so are also pretty happy with their purchases.

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20 Million Americans Get Insurance Under Obamacare, Report Says

About 20 million Americans have gained health insurance or enrolled in new insurance under the health care reform law, according to a new report.

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