NACHC Extraordinary Leadership Awards Recipients

John Fairman, Chief Executive Officer of the Delta Health Center in Mound Bayou, MS, and Robert Smith, MD, Executive Director of Central Mississippi Health Services in Jackson, MS, honored with NACHC Extraordinary Leadership Awards, August 27, 2018. Images

Recap From Governor’s Health Care Economic Summit

Recap From Governor’s Health Care Economic Summit| Jackson, MS Clarion Ledger| August 16, 2018| Bracey Harris and Geoff Pender Dr. Barbara McAneny, president of the American Medical Association, touted during her speech Thursday at a forum in Jackson that the health care profession is one of the country’s major economic drivers. That statement was reinforced at […]

Governor Special Session to Address Infrastructure Begins August 23

Gov. Phil Bryant calling special legislative session for infrastructure funding Jackson, MS Clarion Ledger| August 16, 2018| Geoff Pender Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday said he plans to call the Legislature into special session next week to deal with road and bridge funding. Bryant said the long-anticipated session is scheduled for Aug. 23-24. He initially said […]

Mississippi hospitals and owner seek bankruptcy, to be sold

Mississippi hospitals and owner seek bankruptcy, to be sold | By Associated Press | August 29, 2018 Three Mississippi hospitals, their physician practices and a Tennessee parent company are filing for bankruptcy, citing more than $70 million in debts. Read the full article here.

White House Proposes Major Cabinet-level Agency Overhaul, Restructuring of HHS and CMS

Consolidate Non-Commodity Nutrition Assistance Programs into HHS, Rename HHS the Department of Health and Public Welfare, and Establish the Council on Public Assistance Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services Summary of Proposal: This proposal moves the non-commodity nutrition assistance programs currently in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) […]

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