RESEARCH TO INFORM MISSISSIPPI HEALTH POLICY

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  • One tool in the box to support maternal and child health in Mississippi
    Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

    By Eden Blackwell Since the early 2000’s the United States experienced a rise in the number of preventable pregnancy-related deaths as well as maternal and infant illness despite broader access to healthcare through insurance, managed care, and health educators. Mississippi … Continue reading

  • Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

    by Zach Smith The Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) provision, an often-forgotten part of the Affordable Care Act behind more well-known provisions, such as individuals being allowed access to insurance with a pre-existing condition or individuals being allowed to stay on … Continue reading

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  • Mississippi County Level Data
    Last modified: November 13, 2020

    This fact sheet provides the number and percentage of adults ages 18 – 64 without health insurance at the county level in Mississippi. Under the Affordable Care Act, adults from households with incomes of 400 percent of the federal poverty … Continue reading

  • Last modified: May 20, 2020

    Infant mortality continues to be a significant public health problem in Mississippi. Infant death rates in the state remain the highest in the U.S., despite recent declines in the state’s rate to a low of 8.8 deaths per 1,000 live … Continue reading

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