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Health Help Mississippi

Health Help for Kids is a program designed to provide health education,assistance, and resources to Mississippi parents attempting to obtain and retain their children’s health care benefits.

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Medicaid is the United States health program for individuals and families with low incomes and resources. It is jointly funded by the states and federal government, and is managed by the states. Among the groups of people served by Medicaid are eligible low-income parents, pregnant women, children, seniors, and people with disabilities.

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Health Care Reform

Mississippi is a state that has had a long, sad history with health outcomes. The confluence of historical racial and economic baggage, indifferent and sometimes hostile leadership, and long-standing, suffocating poverty has created a seemingly untenable environment for change.

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2015 Legislative Agenda

MHAP will proactive advocate for the following issues during the 2015 Legislative Session

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Balance Billing

The Affordable Care Act has provided Mississippians with more access to not only health care, but also private health insurance.  However, there are still consumer issues that present challenges for newly insured beneficiaries.  One of the most prominent is balance billing.

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