Health Insurance & Prescription Drug Assistance
Continuing your health insurance is probably one of your main concerns. Listed below is a list of web sites for Prescription Drug and Medical Insurance Assistance. The Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Employment Training Division does not endorse any particular company, but provides the information solely as a resource.
Employee Benefits Secruity Adminsitration of the U.S. Department of Labor can answer your questions regarding COBRA and the Health Insurance Portability Pension Benefits at 1-866-444-3272. Additional information may be found at the websites below.
Additional resources can be found at the websites listed below where individuals may search for a new carrier and compare premiums.
Department of Human Services (DHS) – DHS offers a number of programs to provide insurance for adults and children, including Medicaid and Medicare. Medicaid will pay for many healthcare services, including hospital, home health, physician care, prescriptions, eye and dental care.
In addition to health benefits the DHS also provides TANF assistance for families with minor children when unemployment or under-employment deprives a minor of financial support.
Prescription Drug Assistance for People With Low to No Income and No Insurance Coverage
This website provides 29 companies that offer prescription drug assistance programs
Company assists with paper work; sends to the drug company, drug company mails the medication to the patient or physician. No Service Fee
Company assists with paper work, ships medication to patient. There is No Service Fee.
Drug Assistance Programs for Medicaid Recipients
Prescription Drugs for Military Retirees
Insurance for People Who Are Unable to Obtain Coverage from COBRA. List of insurance companies offering low premiums.
Must not have any pre-existing condition and no coverage from another insurance carrier
Mississippi Comprehensive Health Insurance Risk Pool Ass.