Molina Healthcare of Mississippi Supports Rolling Fork and Surrounding Communities Following Destructive Tornado
Media Contact: Rhonda Frazier, Rhonda.Frazier@MolinaHealthcare.com, 562-980-3849
JACKSON, Miss., Mar. 31, 2023 – Molina Healthcare of Mississippi (“Molina”) is reaching out to support Rolling Fork, Silver City, and other communities affected by the deadly tornado.
“Our hearts go out to all those impacted by the destructive tornado,” said Bridget Galatas, plan president of Molina Healthcare of Mississippi. “Our emergency response teams have been actively supporting members, employees, providers, and communities during this challenging time. We will continue this work over the days, weeks, and months ahead to ensure that long-term recovery is successful.”
When it was safe, Molina had its mobile medical clinic on site ready to assist the hard-hit communities. In addition to providing medical services, pharmacy aid was available to area residents who were displaced. Molina team members assisted individuals in need by delivering water, work gloves, and hygiene products. Molina also contacted all members living in the area for safety checks and to determine immediate needs.
In Greenville, the Molina One Stop Help Center, located at 1040 S. Raceway Road, has been offering telehealth capabilities (Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) to displaced residents.
During this state of emergency, Molina is providing the following support for members in the counties affected:
- Allowing emergency refills for medications
- Conducting outreach to members and providers to ensure access to care
- Providing access to the 24×7 Nurse Advice Line and telehealth providers
- Providing access to behavioral and mental health services
- Working with state and local authorities as well as community organizations to support recovery efforts
For questions or concerns about coverage, medications, or upcoming appointments, members can call (844) 809-8438, TTY/TDD: 711. For helpful information on disaster preparedness and recovery assistance, visit fema.gov or the Red Cross.
About Molina Healthcare of Mississippi
Molina Healthcare of Mississippi has been providing government-funded, quality health care since 2018. The Company serves members through Medicaid (Mississippi Coordinated Access Network/MississippiCAN and Children’s Health Insurance Plan/CHIP) and Marketplace. Through its locally operated health plans, Molina Healthcare, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company, served approximately 5.3 million members as of December 31, 2022. For more information about Molina Healthcare of Mississippi, visit MolinaHealthcare.com.
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