HHS Announces $100M For Expanded Primary Care, $83.4M In Training Awards

Mealey's (June 12, 2015, 12:08 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making $100 million available to expand access to primary care under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the government announced July 8, 2014.

The funds will add 150 community health centers to the more than 550 sites already opened in the three years since passage of the ACA, according to HHS. The centers will provide increased access to comprehensive, affordable, high-quality primary health care services, HHS said.

The announcement comes one day...
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