Amid pandemic, Medicaid expansion faces dim outlook in Mississippi Legislature

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shine a harsh light on state’s long-standing health disparities, the prospects appear dim for any expansion of Medicaid access to the state’s working poor.Both Gov. Tate Reeves and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn oppose expansion of the Medicaid program, but Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann continues to voice a willingness to consider some version of the idea.Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Read More.

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