Community forum to focus on Medicaid

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – The Mississippi Health Care Access Coalition will host a community forum today at 6 p.m. at the Link Centre in Tupelo.
The event will focus on the health and economic impact of expanding Medicaid in Mississippi.
Under the Affordable Care Act, Mississippi has an opportunity to increase access to health insurance through Medicaid expansion, invest in working families and create jobs for Mississippians.
The coalition, which includes AARP Mississippi, the Mississippi Hospital Association, the Mississippi Health Advocacy Program and the Mississippi Health Policy Center, is hosting a series of meetings around the state.