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  She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.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 URGES MISSISSIPPIANS TO SUPPLY INPUT TO HHS RURAL HEALTH TASK FORCE BY OCT. 9

HYDE-SMITH URGES MISSISSIPPIANS TO SUPPLY INPUT TO HHS RURAL HEALTH TASK FORCE BY OCT. 9

Senator Says Mississippi Views Important as Feds Look to Improve Care in Rural Areas

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today urged Mississippians to participate in a nationwide U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to find ways to improve health care in rural America.

The federal Rural Health Task Force, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), has...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT PITCHES IN $99,800 FOR OKHISSA LAKE PROJECT STUDY

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT PITCHES IN $99,800 FOR OKHISSA LAKE PROJECT STUDY

Miss. Senator Authored Farm Bill Provision Directing USDA to Transfer Property for Lodge, Conference Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $99,800 grant to complete a feasibility study and business plan for a proposed lodge and conference center at Okhissa Lake in southwest Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development grant...

HYDE-SMITH, GARDNER & TESTER SUCCEED IN EFFORT TO HELP RECRUIT & RETAIN RURAL DOCTORS

HYDE-SMITH, GARDNER & TESTER SUCCEED IN EFFORT TO HELP RECRUIT & RETAIN RURAL DOCTORS

New Federal Rule Follows Legislative Push Sponsored by Hyde-Smith & Others

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) today applauded a newly finalized rule to provide reimbursement for time that medical residents spend training at Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), which serve rural communities and face a critical physician shortage.

The three...

YOUR OPINION: Community Health Centers change lives

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

YOUR OPINION: Community Health Centers change lives

Marquise Smith didn’t know it, but he was in bad shape. “I don’t go to doctors,” he said. “I felt really bad and didn’t have a doctor, so I visited the community health center near my home.” The visit to...

Gardner Succeeds in Effort to Help Recruit and Retain Rural Docs

Holyoke (Colo.) Enterprise

Gardner Succeeds in Effort to Help Recruit and Retain Rural Docs

U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Jon Tester (D-MT) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) recently applauded the newly finalized Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule to provide reimbursement for time that...

USDA approves money for Lauderdale County water system

Meridian Star

USDA approves money for Lauderdale County water system

Staff report

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, on Friday announced $11.4 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture grants and loan guarantees to support water...