Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Mississippi:
Total Mississippi Residents - 2,893,257
Mississippi uninsured residents - 18.39%
Total Mississippi HMO enrollment - 44,199
Avg annual employee premium in MS employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $749
Avg MS hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) - $1,179
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
Looking to purchase Mississippi health insurance? We offer a broad selection of Mississippi health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading Mississippi health insurance companies.
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.