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HHS outlines states’ benefits from reform
Modern Healthcare

HHS released a new report showing how the health reform law has provided or offered $2.8 billion in funding to help states improve healthcare benefits. In it, HHS included a breakdown of funds that have been allocated—or announced—for a host of programs, including $19 million for states to combat fraud; more than $296 million to begin creating state insurance exchanges; and more than $173 million in infrastructure and capacity, which accounts for areas such as state health workforce needs and public health training.