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Gov. Reeves Proposes Hospital Rescue Plan 47 Days Before Election

Posted on AllSides September 22nd, 2023
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A “sweeping series of Medicaid reimbursement reforms” could bring Mississippi’s hospitals an extra $689 million yearly, Gov. Tate Reeves announced at a Thursday press conference in Jackson, Miss. His plan to help rescue dozens of struggling hospitals comes 47 days ahead of the statewide elections where the Republican incumbent will face Democratic challenger Brandon Presley, who has long accused him of doing too little. The governor’s proposal involves two plans that use federal funds to reimburse hospitals in the Medicaid system at a higher rate. Hospitals would have to pay...

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