Senator Hyde-Smith supports common-sense, patient-centered health care reforms to help Mississippi families afford health insurance coverage without expanding the government’s role in providing health care.  She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.

Senator Hyde-Smith appreciates the role of the state’s universities to support federal research on better prevention and treatment efforts on chronic diseases, like diabetes, that affect Mississippians disproportionally.


HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICING REDUCTION ACT

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICING REDUCTION ACT

Senator Says Enacting Bill to Reduce Out-of-Pocket Cost Should be Congressional Priority

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In announcing her support for prescription drug reforms, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today said Congress should prioritize enacting legislation to address the ever-growing cost burdens on Americans.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Prescriptions Drug Pricing Reduction Act (S.4199), updated bipartisan...

HYDE-SMITH URGES HOUSE TO PASS BILL TO HELP NONPROFITS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

HYDE-SMITH URGES HOUSE TO PASS BILL TO HELP NONPROFITS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Miss. Senator Cosponsored Senate-passed Bill to Ease Unemployment Insurance Requirements on Nonprofits, State & Local Governments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With Senate passage of legislation to help nonprofit groups remain financially viable during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged consideration and passage of the bill by the House of Representatives.

Prior to the Fourth of...

MISS. DELEGATION SEEKS DEFINITE RURAL HEALTHCARE RELIEF AS COVID-19 CASES INCREASE

MISS. DELEGATION SEEKS DEFINITE RURAL HEALTHCARE RELIEF AS COVID-19 CASES INCREASE

Hyde-Smith Leads Letter for Rural Providers Set-Aside, With Support from Wicker, Kelly & Guest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) late Friday led a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services strongly encouraging the agency to quickly provide relief to rural healthcare providers increasingly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The letter, signed by 49 members of Congress,...

Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen

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Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen
 
By Eric Wicklund

June 16, 2020 - Lawmakers are looking to extend telehealth into rural parts of America to improve access for people in need of mental health services.

A group of Senators last week introduced...

Expanding Mental Health Services In Rural America

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Expanding Mental Health Services In Rural America

By Leif Bakken

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sens. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and Tina Smith (D-Minn.) led a bipartisan group of senators to introduce legislation to expand telemental health services in rural areas. The Home-Based Telemental Health...