Coalition to help people understand and signup for “Obamacare” (for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act) Anyone interested in understanding “Obamacare” or shopping for health insurance options will be able to meet with […]
Back on Sept. 12, the Republican-led House of Representatives voted for the 42nd time to derail the Affordable Care Act. That’s 42 more times than they have voted on raising the minimum wage, increasing federal investments in our roads or highways or helping local school districts get the hundreds of thousands of teachers whose jobs were lost when the Great Recession cut local tax revenue back into our children’s classrooms…. […]
JACKSON, Mississippi – (AP) — Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney plans to move ahead with a health insurance exchange for small businesses after federal officials approved regulations to allow the move.
The Department of Health and Human Services had proposed a rule that would have barred states that didn’t run an individual marketplace from setting up a separate exchange for businesses with fewer than 50 employees.
Last week, federal officials adopted a rule advocated by Chaney that allows Mississippi to set up what’s called a Small Business Health Options, or SHOP exchange. Chaney said he’s scheduled to meet Sept. 18 with federal officials…. […]
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) announced that he will host Dr. Renard Murray, Regional Administrator for the CMS Atlanta Regional Office, on July 2 2013, in Mississippi. Dr. Murray will discuss Affordable Care exchange implementation and how it will affect Mississippi hospital administrators, physicians, businesses, and other stakeholders.
“I want Mississippi to succeed, and I am deeply committed to enhancing the healthcare system of our state…. […]
JACKSON – (AP) _ Sixty-four-year-old Mary Devine says she couldn’t believe her last doctor’s bill. She’d had a number of tests, including a colonoscopy and a mammogram, and the balance was “zero.” Devine tells The […]