State's Medicaid enrollment growing, spurred by Affordable Care Act

October 5, 2014 11:38 PM

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State's Medicaid enrollment growing, spurred by Affordable Care Act

JACKSON — Mississippi’s Medicaid enrollment has grown since January, even as top elected officials continue to oppose expanding the program.

Medicaid director David Dzielak told legislative budget writers Friday that the biggest reason for the enrollment increase is a new type of income calculation.

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