Speaker Philip Gunn Statement on Passage of Medicaid Funding Bill

Jackson, MS—House Bill 2 (HB2), the Medicaid Appropriations Bill, passed the House floor by a vote of 115-1. It provides $840 million in state supported funds.
“I commend House members for their prudent work today on funding and reauthorizing the Division of Medicaid,” said Speaker of the House Philip Gunn. “We hope our counterparts in the Senate pass these clean bills so we can continue medical coverage for those currently on the Medicaid program.”

House Speaker Philip Gunn