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$129 million marked for community health centers
Modern Healthcare

Community health centers will receive $129 million to expand their operations, HHS announced.

The latest round of health center funding authorized by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will go to 219 facilities that serve 1.25 million patients in 41 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the Northern Marianas.

The 2010 federal healthcare overhaul established the Community Health Center Fund to provide $11 billion over five years to fund health center operations, expansions and construction.