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  She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.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.


Senator Hyde-Smith talks rural healthcare in Mississippi

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Senator Hyde-Smith talks rural healthcare in Mississippi
 
By Alex Paton
 
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith participated in a Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee hearing this week to question Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar...

Mississippi receives grant to fight opioid crisis

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Mississippi receives grant to fight opioid crisis
 
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi's U.S. senators has announced the state has been awarded a multi-million dollar grant to fight the opioid crisis.
 
WLOX-TV reported Thursday that the state Department of Mental Health...