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HHS To Disburse $300M to Community Health Centers Under ACA
California Healthline

On Tuesday, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the availability of $300 million in grants to help community health centers nationwide expand their services, staff members and service hours, The Hill reports (Al-Faruque, The Hill, 6/3).

The grants will be disbursed through HHS’ Health Resources and Services Administration under the Affordable Care Act (Teske, Bloomberg BNA, 6/3). According to HHS, there are about 1,300 community centers that operate more than 9,000 facilities and offer care to more than 21 million patients in the U.S. and its territories.