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HHS Details $250M Investment in Primary Care Workforce
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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that the federal government has targeted $250 million to bolster the nation’s primary care workforce.

The funding represents the first allocation from the $500 million Prevention and Public Health fund for fiscal 2010, created by the Affordable Care Act. Half of the fund—$250 million—will attempt to boost the number of primary care providers in this country by: