Department of Health, Mississippi
Total expenditures for 2010 were $367,654,352.
Expenditures by Program For Fiscal Years 2006-2010
|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|
|Local Government & Rural Water||$8,666,536||$10,163,303||$9,739,423||$14,009,178||$36,088,067|
|Pandemic Flu Antiviral Drugs||$4,930,201|
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.
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. The Division's 2008 budget totaled $3,100,019,981.00.
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. 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.
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. In 2010, 20,450 women, 29,288 infants, and 54,190 children were enrolled in the program.
Requests for proposals are posted on the Division of Medicaid's website.
- Mississippi Department of Health official site
- Mississippi Division of Medicaid official site
- State of Mississippi official website
- Mississippi Department of Health Annual Report 2010
- CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Plan)
- Mississippi Division of Medicaid
- 2008 Summary
- Children's Medical Program
- Women's Health
- Women, Infants and Children's Nutrition Program
- Information Desk - Questions and Answers
- Agency Reports
- Requests for Bids and Proposals
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