Gov. Tate Reeves signs postpartum Medicaid extension, as Mississippi joins other states

Posted on AllSides March 16th, 2023
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In a move that puts Mississippi in line with the rest of the country, Gov. Tate Reeves signed into law Thursday legislation to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage from 60 days to 12 months. Mississippi had been the last state in the country to neither expand Medicaid under the affordable care act nor extend postpartum coverage. Coverage was extended on the federal level as part of a COVID-19 response law, but that was set to expire next month. "Today in Mississippi, we have turned our attention to furthering our new pro-life...

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