Videos & Infographs

  • Presumptive Medicaid Eligibility for Pregnant Women

    Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

    Mississippi Medicaid pays for 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 time. … Continue reading

  • Social Determinants of Health

    Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

    Determinants of health are a broad range of factors that influence an individual’s health status, which, ultimately, impacts the performance and quality of the state’s healthcare system. Determinants of health are typically categorized into the following categories: Education Access & … Continue reading

  • How A Bill Becomes A Law Infographic

    Monday, April 25th, 2022

    This infographic shows how a bill becomes a law in the state of Mississippi.


    Monday, April 25th, 2022

    Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), states have been granted the option of expanding Medicaid eligibility to individuals with income below 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL). Thirty-eight states and the District of Columbia have expanded … Continue reading

  • How A Bill Becomes Law in the Mississippi Legislature

    Monday, January 24th, 2022

    This video is an overview of how a bill becomes law in the Mississippi Legislature. The mission of the Center for Mississippi Health Policy is to serve as a catalyst for health policy debate, providing information to policymakers and the … Continue reading

  • Mississippi State Government Basics

    Monday, January 24th, 2022

    A small summary of state government. The Center for Mississippi Health Policy is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization that provides objective information to inform health policy decisions. HOME

  • Mississippi Adult Health Coverage Profile 2019 Data

    Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

    Researchers from the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) at the University of Minnesota compiled Mississippi data from the 2019 United States Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) at the request of the Center for Mississippi Health Policy. The … Continue reading

  • Postpartum Medicaid

    Addressing gaps in coverage to improve maternal health
    Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

    Receiving medical care at all stages of childbearing from preconception and pregnancy to delivery and postpartum has implications for women’s health, infant health, and later episodes of pregnancy. This brief explores the postpartum period when some women are at risk … Continue reading

  • What is Health Policy?

    How Health Policy Can Benefit Mississippi
    Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

    A video that describes the basics of what health policy is and how it relates to public health in Mississippi.

  • Unintended Pregnancy In Mississippi

    Based On Combined Survey Results Conducted from 2009 to 2011
    Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

    In 2011, 45% of pregnancies in the United States were unintended. Mississippi’s percentage of unintended pregnancy was far higher at 56%. Pregnancy intention is tracked by state and federal public health agencies through annual surveys of women 15-44 who have … Continue reading