While most abortions in Mississippi have been illegal for more than a year, pro-choice groups haven’t stopped their work. And they’re looking for new ways to share information about the options women still have, even if it means crossing state lines.
It’s been less than a week since the Governor announced proposed changes to the way hospitals are reimbursed by Medicaid. The hospitals will be taxed more but they’ll also be drawing down significantly more federal dollars.
Mississippi is looking to change the way hospitals get reimbursed by Medicaid. Governor Tate Reeves made the announcement today alongside leaders from multiple hospitals around the state Thursday. But there are questions about his motivations.
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is asking all states to review their computer-automated processes to make sure that children are evaluated separately from their parents — and aren’t losing coverage merely because of their parents’ ineligibility or inaction.
Governor Tate Reeves is making it clear that the state has no intention of returning to mask mandates. Covid cases are up in the state. So we wanted to hear from you, what do you think about the Governor’s comments?
We wanted to update you on what’s happening in Mississippi related to vaccine exemptions for school age kids. It was in April that a federal judge ordered the state to add a religious exemption. And we’re learning more about what happened after the forms were made available in late July.
Since 2017, there’s been a standing order that allows pharmacists to dispense nalxone with or without a prescription. But they’re not required to have it on hand. Now, a new study reveals there are questions about its availability in Mississippi.
You may not see all the signs for testing and clinics designated to testing for COVID-19 like you once did but, as one doctor put it, it never went away. And right now, it’s spreading through the state again.