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Nancy Depreo

Nancy Depreo
Mississippi State Ambassador

What's Happening Now?

Please join Mississippi Rare Action Network for Rare Disease Day in Jackson on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 8:00am-11:00am at the Mississippi State Capitol. This is an opportunity for patients, families, caregivers, medical professionals and industry representatives to come together and educate state legislators and their staff about rare diseases and the challenges patients and their families face in the state.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!

RAN_Megephone_RGBWould you like to volunteer to assist in hosting a local community awareness event? Do you have an opportunity for Mississippi’s Rare Action Network to attend your event? Contact your State Ambassador today and learn more. Please check back regularly for news of upcoming events and activities in Mississippi.

In order to make meaningful change in the lives of rare disease patients and their families in the state of Mississippi, we need you! Become active with the Rare Action Network by joining and utilizing the resources available on this website to take action and create change.

State Report Card

This Report Card serves as an evaluation of the state progress in implementing policies pertinent to the rare disease community. With it, NORD hopes to provide a road map for the rare disease community of where each state can improve and, ultimately, push forward the discussion on rare disease public policy.

MS State Report Card (2016)
Medical Foods 30%
Prescription Drug Cost Sharing 0%
Medicaid/CHIP Eligibility 43%
Newborn Screening: RUSP Secondary Conditions 95%
Biosimilar Prescriber Communication 0%
Step-Therapy Protection 0%

Scoring for State Policies

90%-100% = A

80%-89% = B

70%-79% = C

60%-69% = D

0%-59% = F

State Information

Mike Chaney, Commissioner

Mississippi Insurance Department
PO Box 79
Jackson, Mississippi 39205-0079


In order to get the issues that affect your life addressed, connect with your state representative by using the tool on our website.

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Online Complaint Submission

Email for Assistance:
601-359-2453 or 800-562.2957

State Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program
State Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program Website

Health Help Mississippi
800 North President Street
Jackson, MS 39202

Consumer Assistance Program Email:

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