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  She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.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 BILL TO STOP MEDICARE PHYSICIAN PAYMENT CUTS

HYDE-SMITH COSPONSORS BILL TO STOP MEDICARE PHYSICIAN PAYMENT CUTS

Without Congressional Action, Medicare Physician Payment Cuts Start Jan. 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined in introducing legislation to prevent cuts to physician payments planned by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to begin Jan. 1, 2021.

The Holding Providers Harmless from Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act of 2020 (S.5007) would ensure payments to medical...

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES NEED FOR COVID-19 VACCINE IN RURAL AMERICA

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES NEED FOR COVID-19 VACCINE IN RURAL AMERICA

Senator Discusses Rural Care Challenges with Pandemic Preparedness Steering Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the impending approval of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the importance of distributing the vaccine to “rural and harder to reach communities.”

Hyde-Smith aired these concerns in remarks by Zoom to a Capitol Hill Steering Committee on Pandemic Preparedness and...

MISS. LAWMAKERS CALLING FOR PERMANENT EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH COVERAGE IN END-OF-YEAR LEGISLATION

MISS. LAWMAKERS CALLING FOR PERMANENT EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH COVERAGE IN END-OF-YEAR LEGISLATION

Bipartisan, Bicameral Support to Extend Telehealth Measures Included in COVID-19 Relief Bills on Temporary Basis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representatives Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today joined a bipartisan group of 49 lawmakers pushing congressional leaders to make permanent the telehealth services expanded...

MSU CAVS-Extension launches Delta BroadReach Healthcare project

MSU CAVS-Extension launches Delta BroadReach Healthcare project

CANTON, Miss.—Mississippi State University’s Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems-Extension is launching a new healthcare initiative in the Mississippi Delta with $803,058 in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural...