Top-caliber health services are abundant in Mississippi. With all the general Mississippi hospitals, there is an average of one bed for every 200 residents. This gives Mississippi an AA rating (the highest rating) according to David Savageau's Retirement Places Rated.
The state also has one physician for every 605 residents, which places Mississippi well above Savageau's standard for excellence (one practitioner for every 750). Mississippi health care is some of the nation’s best.
Tupelo Medical Center Mississippi hospitals provide state-of-the-art care. Specialists in almost every field ensure that residents won't have to leave the state for complicated procedures.
A fully staffed medical and surgical care hospital is within 15 minutes of each Certified Retirement City, so quality medical care is never more than a few minutes away.
In most communities, local Mississippi hospitals offer fitness training programs and exercise equipment. Anyone who wants to keep in shape can take advantage of these facilities.
There are several VA hospitals throughout the state providing special Mississippi health care for military personnel.