Department of Health, Mississippi

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The Department of Health is an agency in Mississippi.

Budget

Total expenditures for 2010 were $367,654,352.

Expenditures by Program For Fiscal Years 2006-2010[1]

Program 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Chronic Illness $7,978,888 $8,526,187 $8,715,758 $10,129,361 $10,818,474
Disease Prevention $37,713,652 $43,979,893 $46,977,664 $52,629,803 $54,539,808
Environmental Health $14,213,666 $15,610,890 $17,881,253 $17,967,789 $18,203,929
Healthcare Planning & Licensure $32,918,185 $46,909,537 $28,329,504 $41,932,896 $41,996,160
Maternal & Child Health $111,080,601 $121,946,988 $140,419,736 $146,624,869 $150,138,825
Support Services $19,215,812 $22,453,498 $19,057,250 $19,305,801 $21,575,888
Tobacco Control $2,567,386 $1,258,331 $17,217,711 $16,053,878 $17,610,643
Bioterrorism $12,791,193 $10,151,383 $16,786,758 $13,938,275 15,593,561
Local Government & Rural Water $8,666,536 $10,163,303 $9,739,423 $14,009,178 $36,088,067
Burn Care $12,563 $478,500 $1,088,997
Pandemic Flu Antiviral Drugs $4,930,201
Total $247,158,482 $281,000,010 $310,055,258 $333,070,350 $367,654,352

Programs

The Department's Children's Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) provides health care insurance for children in families without health insurance. CHIP is administered by the Mississippi Division of Medicaid.[2]

Mississippi's Medicaid program is administered through the Mississippi Division of Medicaid and helps pay for medical services for low-income people. The Division's purpose is to ensure efficient access to health services for the Medicaid eligible population.[3] The Division's 2008 budget totaled $3,100,019,981.00.[4]

The Children's Medical Program provides care to children with chronic or disabling conditions.[5] In 2010, 3,058 children were enrolled in the program.[1]

The Department's Women's Health programs provide health promotion, counseling, prevention, and education service to this population and include including early cancer detection, domestic violence, prevention and intervention, family planning, and maternity services.[6] The program served 7,344 pregnant women, 27,869 high-risk mothers and infants, screened 7,118 women for breast or cervical cancer, and screened 1,585 women and men for osteoporosis.[1]

The Women, Infants and Children's Nutrition Program provides supplemental food to pregnant, breastfeeding, and post-partum women, infants, and children under five years of age.[7] In 2010, 20,450 women, 29,288 infants, and 54,190 children were enrolled in the program.[1]

Transparency

Public records request information and public meeting information is posted on the department website.[8] Agency reports and Board of Health meeting minutes are also available.[9]

Requests for proposals are posted on the Division of Medicaid's website.[10]


External links

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