RESEARCH TO INFORM MISSISSIPPI HEALTH POLICY

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  • Postpartum Coverage
    Monday, February 22nd, 2021

    By Eden Blackwell Women need quality healthcare before, during, and after pregnancy for the best outcomes for moms and their babies.  Through Medicaid, pregnant women with household incomes of up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) can gain … Continue reading

  • 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

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  • A 2020 Review of 2018 Census Data
    Tuesday, March 30, 2021

    OVERVIEW: Every year the Center for Mississippi Health Policy monitors trends in health insurance coverage in Mississippi, analyzing Census data compiled by the State Health Data Assistance Center (SHADAC). Using this data, we compile chartbooks that examine detailed demographic characteristics … Continue reading

  • Maternal Coverage and Health
    Addressing gaps in coverage to improve maternal health
    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    Mississippi Medicaid pays for the pregnancy-related healthcare for over 60% of Mississippi births each year. Many pregnant Medicaid participants would not have been eligible for Medicaid prior to their pregnancy increasing the likelihood that they have gone uninsured for some … Continue reading

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