HHS awards over $260 million to health centers nationwide to build and renovate facilities to serve more patients

Today, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $260 million in funding to 290 health centers in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for facility renovation, expansion, or construction. Health centers will use this funding to increase their patient capacity and to provide additional comprehensive primary and preventive health services to medically underserved populations.

“Health centers are cornerstones of the communities they serve,” said Secretary Burwell.  “Today’s awards will empower health centers to build more capacity and provide needed health care to hundreds of thousands of additional individuals and their families.”

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Community Health Center Fund, Department of Health and Human Services, Government Perspectives, HHS, MACRA, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

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