JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — In an office building a couple blocks north of the state Capitol, employees at the nonprofit Mississippi Health Advocacy Program worked Monday to help state residents apply for coverage through a federally run health insurance website. “Yes, we have been pretty busy today,” said Terri Adams, a second-year Mississippi College law […]
By Lonnie Ross Online Editor Obamacare got a boost in Mississippi when Cover Mississippi held an enrollment kickoff event in Jackson last Friday. Health agencies, insurance companies, non-profit organizations and schools hosted tables on the upper level of the Metrocenter Mall, answering questions, providing information and signing up mall visitors to help them enroll under […]
All Mississippians will have at least one insurance option on the new federal online marketplace when it starts enrolling customers in October.
Humana, based in Louisville, Ky., announced Friday that it would cover people in the 36 Mississippi counties where no insurer had agreed to write policies.
Coverage under those policies begins Jan. 1.
“This builds on Humana’s current presence,” the company said in a statement. “By working together with local health care providers, we believe we can enhance quality of care and improve health outcomes in the state.”