Magnolia Health Adds Mississippi Health Partners to Statewide Network

Nearly 700 physicians, 13 hospitals join company’s Allwell Medicare Advantage Plan

JACKSON, Miss., Oct. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Magnolia Health, a leading Mississippi-based Coordinated Care Organization, has added Mississippi Health Partners, a managed care network of nearly 700 physicians and 13 hospitals throughout central Mississippi, to its Allwell Medicare Advantage provider network. MHP includes flagship hospital systems Baptist Medical Center and St. Dominic – Jackson Memorial Hospital.

As a Medicare Advantage plan, Allwell offers all of the benefits of Medicare Part A and Part B, plus additional services, like the prescription drug coverage of Medicare Part D. Under the partnership, Allwell enrollees will have access to exemplary health care services offered by Mississippi Health Partners’ vast network of health care providers.

“As a result of this partnership, our Allwell Members will have access to the highest quality health care that central Mississippi has to offer,” said Aaron Sisk, president and CEO of Magnolia Health. “The Mississippi Health Partners network includes hundreds of the best physicians and several of the premier facilities in the Jackson metropolitan area and we are very excited to add them to our Allwell network.”

Enrollees can choose Allwell during the upcoming annual enrollment period, which runs Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. Allwell offers comprehensive health care benefits, including preventive care, wellness programs, inpatient hospital care, physician visits, emergency care, urgent care, dental care, vision care, mental health services, rehabilitation services, prescription drug coverage and more.

About Magnolia Health
Magnolia Health is a long-term solution to help the state of Mississippi enhance care for Medicaid and CHIP recipients, while most effectively managing taxpayer dollars. A physician-driven, Mississippi-based Coordinated Care Organization (CCO), Magnolia is backed by its parent company, Centene Corporation (Centene). Centene has more than 30 years of experience in Medicaid, CHIP and other government-funded programs such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and long-term care. For more information about Magnolia, visit

About Mississippi Health Partners
Mississippi Health Partners understands the importance of high-quality, affordable health care for businesses and their employees. That’s why hundreds of Mississippi’s most successful companies have chosen MHP to meet their health care needs. MHP is a Jackson, Miss.-based managed care network committed to providing employers and payors the best health care while controlling cost. The network has nearly 700 highly qualified physicians and 13 respected hospitals – including Baptist Medical Center, St. Dominic – Jackson Memorial Hospital and Methodist Rehabilitation Center. For more information about MHP, visit

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