Q&A: Rep. Missy McGee calls postpartum Medicaid expansion ‘most impactful thing’ state can do for women and children

Mississippi Today

tate Rep. Missy McGee, R-Hattiesburg, says it’s her mission to advocate for women as one of  few females in the Mississippi Legislature. Health Editor Kate Royals met with McGee to talk about her experiences as a lawmaker and her push to expand postpartum Medicaid coverage for new moms in Mississippi. Editor’s note: This interview has been edited for clarity and length. Kate Royals: Tell me a bit about yourself – as a woman, a mom, a relatively new lawmaker. 

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