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Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Mississippi:
Total Mississippi Residents2,948,100
Total Mississippi uninsured residents 12%
Total Mississippi HMO enrollment 652,775
Avg annual employee premium in MS employer-sponsored plan (after employer contribution): $1,400
Avg MS hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) $1,343
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation:
Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008); Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008; Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee; For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008; Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007
Residents can also refer to a number of resources within Mississippi:
Mississippi Personal Health Resources
Information on all services offered by the Mississippi Department of Health.
Mississippi Children's Health Insurance
CHIP is a free or low cost private health plan for children in families meeting the family size and income requirements.
Health Care For Children with Disabilities
First Steps is a program that matches the unique needs of infants and toddlers who have developmental delays with the professional resources available within the community.
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