Miss. says no thanks to Medicaid expansion dollars

October 18, 2012 in Family Medicine, Health, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Mississippi has long been one of the sickest and poorest states in America, with some of the highest rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease and more than 1 in 7 residents without insurance. And so you might think Mississippi would jump at the prospect of billions of federal dollars to expand Medicaid.

You’d be wrong.