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.
Mississippi Leaders Partner on Healthcare Enrollment Tour
Mississippi Health Advocacy Program Press Release
Mayors and elected officials, representing cities and towns throughout Mississippi, will partner with Cover Mississippi to educate and enroll their constituents in the Health Insurance Marketplace. The “March to Healthcare Tour” is a collaboration between the Cover Mississippi coalition and state and local leaders. The goal of the tour is to provide direct assistance to thousands of Mississippians seeking affordable health insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.
Blacks in South urged to enroll in health care plans
Betty Cooper and other volunteers in Monroe, La., are dropping off fliers at housing developments, sticking them in students’ backpacks and delivering them to area churches.
The fliers, featuring a smiling African-American family, invite people to Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church each Saturday this month to learn more about the Affordable Care Act — and hopefully to enroll in a health insurance plan.
It’s all part of a determined effort by community groups, churches and civil rights organizations — particularly in the South — to sign up more African Americans for health care under the federal law ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline.
This month’s big deadline: What you need to know
Sick of hearing about the health care law?
What you need to know about March health deadline Associated Press
10 Top Questions Consumers Ask About Obamacare The Fiscal Times
Obama: Health insurance enrollment at 4 million Associated Press
What to Know About the March 31 Health Insurance Deadline U.S.News & World Report LP
Will Obamacare enrollment period end with a bang, or a whimper? MarketWatch
Plenty of people have tuned out after all the political jabber and website woes.
But now is the time to tune back in, before it’s too late.
The big deadline is coming March 31.