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  She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.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 BACKS BIPARTISAN BILL TO IMPROVE PALLIATIVE AND HOSPICE CARE

HYDE-SMITH BACKS BIPARTISAN BILL TO IMPROVE PALLIATIVE AND HOSPICE CARE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced her support for legislation intended to increase, improve, and sustain the palliative and hospice care workforce in order to meet growing demand for this care.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), a bipartisan measure that would enhance care for Americans with life-threatening...

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES WOMEN’S BILL OF RIGHTS

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES WOMEN’S BILL OF RIGHTS

Resolution Affirms Legal Protections Afforded to Women under Federal Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Thursday introduced a resolution to establish a Women’s Bill of Rights to affirm legal protections afforded to women under federal law.

S.Res.644 is a companion measure to H.Res.1136, introduced by U.S. Representative Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.) and members of the House Republican Study Committee.  The Senate resolution is...

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND ANSWERS ON FDA FAILURES BEHIND BABY FORMULA SHORTAGE

HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES DEMAND ANSWERS ON FDA FAILURES BEHIND BABY FORMULA SHORTAGE

Senators Maintain Biden Administration, FDA should have Anticipated Crisis, Citing Declining Supplies Starting in mid-2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and 21 colleagues today demanded the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) explain why the Biden administration didn’t act sooner to ensure the availability of infant formula, supplies of which began to decline in mid-2021.

In a letter to...

Jack Ryan: In Search Of More Doctors

McComb Enterprise-Journal 

Jack Ryan: In Search Of More Doctors

By Jack Ryan, columnist

Dr. Kevin Richardson, the chief medical officer at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, presented a fine program to the McComb Rotary Club last week.

He discussed the hospital’s efforts to become part...