Around the Table

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Year of Medicaid For New Moms Heads to Mississippi Governor’s Desk

Paheadra Robinson shed tears in the Mississippi Capitol rotunda Tuesday afternoon when she learned that the Mississippi House had finally sent a bill to the governor’s desk that will give new mothers Medicaid for up to 12 months after giving birth—well beyond the state’s current 60-day limit on postpartum coverage.
Authors: KAYODE CROWN AND ASHTON PITTMAN, Mississippi Free Press

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The Pulse: Cassandra Welchlin

Excerpt from MS Today–Cassandra Welchlin, executive director of the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable, and Mississippi Today health reporter Will Stribling discuss the roundtable’s Mississippi Voices

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