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Market Overview PDF

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MS Healthier Mississippi 1115 Waiver Documents, 2015-22

1. Mississippi Section 1115 Renewal Application, Healthier Mississippi, 2022
2. Mississippi Section 1115 Renewal Request, Healthier Mississippi, 2022
3. Mississippi Section 1115 Risk Mitigation Approval, Healthier Mississippi, 2022
4. Mississippi Section 1115 Approval, Healthier Mississippi, 2020
5. Mississippi Section 1115 Approval, Healthier Mississippi, 2018
6. Mississippi Section 1115 Extension Request, Healthier Mississippi, 2017
7. Mississippi Section 1115 Approval, Healthier Mississippi, 2015
8. Mississippi Section 1115 Pending Application, Healthier Mississippi, 2015
9. Mississippi Section 1115 Demonstration Approval, Healthier Mississippi, 2014
10. Mississippi Section 1115 Fact Sheet, Healthier Mississippi, 2004

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MS Medicaid Director Drew Snyder Confirmed Again

WJTV/The Associated Press reported on June 14, 2020, that the Mississippi Senate again confirmed Drew Snyder as director of the state Medicaid program, a post he has held for the past two years. Read More

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MS Medicaid Fee for Service vs. Managed Care Penetration, 2014-19

Total Medicaid enrollment in Mississippi was 438,029 in 2019. About 72.3% of Medicaid beneficiaries were enrolled in a managed care plan. Total Medicaid expenditures were $5.5 billion in 2019, with about 50.5% through managed care and the rest through fee-for-service.

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MS SNP Membership at 28,609, Mar-20 Data

Mississippi had 28,609 SNP members as of March 2020.

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MLRs at MS Medicaid MCOs Average 90.0%, 2019 Data

Average medical cost ratio among three Mississippi Medicaid plans was 90.9% in 2019. Per member per month premiums among the three plans were $439.

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MS Medicaid Managed Care Enrollment is Down 1.5%, Mar-20 Data

Medicaid managed care enrollment in Mississippi was down 1.5% in March 2020 compared to year-end 2019, after staying flat at 438,029 in 2019; falling 8.0% in 2018, 2.5% in 2017, and 2.0% in 2016; and rising 168.9% in 2015.

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MS Medicaid Managed Care Enrollment is Down 0.8%, Feb-20 Data

Medicaid managed care enrollment in Mississippi was down 0.8% in February 2020 compared to year-end 2019, after staying flat at 438,029 in 2019; falling 8.0% in 2018, 2.5% in 2017, and 2.0% in 2016; and rising 168.9% in 2015.

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MS Section 1135 Waiver Approval, Mar-20

MS Section 1135 Waiver Approval, March 23, 2020.

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11 More States Receive Approval for Medicaid 1135 Waivers

On March 23, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it has approved Medicaid 1135 waivers for 11 additional states in response to COVID-19, bringing the total of approved states to 13. The 11 states are: Alabama, Arizona, California, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Virginia. CMS had previously approved requests from Florida and Washington. The waivers, effective March 1, 2020, give the states significant flexibility in how Medicaid services and funds are used to respond to COVID-19. Read More

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