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Medicaid reimbursement rate freeze to take effect July 1, 2021

In accordance with Mississippi Code Section 43-13-117 (D), as amended by Senate Bill 2799 during the 2021 Legislative Session, the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) will freeze all provider reimbursement rates at the levels in effect on July 1st of this year. This rate-freeze will remain in effect until the Legislature authorizes rate adjustments.

According to Mississippi Code Section 43-13-117 (D), “payments or rates of reimbursement to providers rendering care or services authorized under this section to recipients shall not be increased, decreased or otherwise changed from the levels in effect on July 1, 2021, unless they are authorized by an amendment to this section by the Legislature.”

Read the full Senate Bill 2799 at

For more information on Medicaid services, see DOM’s Administrative Code: Administrative Code | Mississippi Division of Medicaid (

DOM’s Office of Policy will be sending email notifications as State Plan Amendments are posted on DOM’s public website. Changes can be viewed at the following:  Mississippi Medicaid State Plan | Mississippi Division of Medicaid (

Published June 30, 2021