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Other Programs

Other Programs

Family Planning Waiver
The Family Planning Waiver program is for women and men who receive Medicaid benefits limited solely to family planning services. This includes one annual visit and subsequent visits related to their birth control methods. These women will not be eligible to receive any other Medicaid benefits.

Hospice Benefit is a State Plan service for terminally ill individuals at the end of their life cycle and having certification from a physician with a life expectancy of six (6) months or less. Hospice provides palliative treatment such as nursing care, medical social services, physician services, counseling short term patient care, medical appliances and supplies, drugs related to terminal condition, home health aide or homemaker, or non-restorative therapies.

Healthier Mississippi Waiver
This waiver covers individuals who are not eligible for Medicare. Once Medicare starts, eligibility for the Healthier MS Waiver ends.

Mississippi Access to Care (MAC) 2.0
Mississippi Access to Care 2.0 is a continuation of Mississippi’s earlier efforts in long term care reform. Its purpose and that of the stakeholder groups is to bring together any and all projects that support home and community based services and community living for seniors and individuals with disabilities.