Healthcare

States across the country are looking to Mississippi and trying to replicate our success in implementing innovative telehealth technology. Governor Reeves has worked for years to strengthen the telemedicine capabilities in Mississippi in order to offer high-quality, affordable healthcare access to all Mississippians, regardless of where they live.

In the wake of COVID-19, Governor Reeves worked tirelessly with the state health department, national and state health experts, and the Trump Administration to ensure the effectiveness of our data-driven, measured strategy to mitigate the pandemic’s impact on public health.

Governor Reeves is committed to continue increasing Mississippians’ access to quality healthcare and improving public health by promoting smart, conservative policies that ensure the health and well-being of all who call Mississippi home.

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CMS Approves First Component of Governor Reeves’ Medicaid Reimbursement Reforms

December 13, 2023

Governor Reeves today announced federal approval of the first component in his sweeping Medicaid reimbursement reform plan that is estimated to generate nearly $700 million in additional funds for Mississippi hospitals. Governor Reeves first announced the plan in September.

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Governor Reeves Announces Sweeping Medicaid Reimbursement Reforms Generating an Estimated $700 Million for Hospitals

September 21, 2023

Governor Tate Reeves today announced a series of sweeping Medicaid reimbursement reforms in Mississippi which are estimated to generate approximately $700 million for hospitals across the state.

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Governor Reeves Statement on the Return of Mask Mandates

August 28, 2023

JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Tate Reeves released the following statement following media speculation of the return of mask mandates and other COVD-19 measures, (including a CBS News story titled, “Is masking coming back? As new COVID variants emerge, here’s what experts say.”):

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Governor Reeves Signs Legislation Extending Postpartum Care for Mothers

March 16, 2023

Governor Tate Reeves today signed Senate Bill 2212 which extends postpartum care from two to 12 months for mothers on Medicaid in Mississippi.

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Governor Reeves Vetoes Two Bills That Would Increase Health Care Costs in Mississippi

March 15, 2023

On Wednesday, March 15th, Governor Tate Reeves vetoed SB 2224 and SB 2622.

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