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 She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.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 GETS NIH PROMISE NOT TO VIOLATE GUN OWNERSHIP RIGHTS THROUGH RESEARCH
NIH Directors Pledges to be ‘Very Sensitive’ to Data Collection Prohibitions Even as Biden Pushes for Accelerated Research on Gun Violence
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today received a promise from the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that the agency will be “very sensitive” to adhering to a long...
AHEAD OF HURRICANE SEASON, WICKER & HYDE-SMITH SEEK TO ENSURE FEMA PREPARED FOR WORKFORCE SHORTAGE
Lawmakers Question Demands on Agency Taxed by COVID-19 Response & Border Crisis
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) are among a group of Senators from coastal states seeking to ensure the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) workforce is ready for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.
The Mississippi Senators signed a letter to FEMA...
HYDE-SMITH RECOMMENDS ESTABLISHING CDC OFFICE OF RURAL HEALTH
At Budget Review Hearing, CDC Director Also Agrees with Hyde-Smith Call for Greater Flexibility in Using CDC Funding
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Citing rural health disparities exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today recommended establishing an Office of Rural Health within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to begin...
Millions in rural America deserve hospital access and CDC support
By U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith
I am a part of a proud fifth-generation farming family. The town where I grew up Monticello, Mississippi has a population of fewer than 2,000 people. Rural America is...
Senate Bill Would Extend Telehealth Flexibilities Beyond Pandemic
By Jim Parker
A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators have reintroduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021. If enacted the bill would expand Medicare...
Senators Talk Rural Health, Lead Screening During CDC Budget Hearing
Agency lauded for work during pandemic
By Joyce Frieden, Washington Editor
WASHINGTON -- Preparing for the next pandemic was high on senators' minds Wednesday during a Senate hearing on the CDC's budget request for...