HHS Divulges $300 Million in ACA Funds to Expand Community Health Centers


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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the availability of $300 million in Affordable care Act (ACA) funds to expand America's community health centers.

The funds will enable the extension of service hours, the recruitment of more medical providers, and addition of oral health, behavioral health, pharmacy, and vision services. According to HHS' Health Resources and Services Administrator Mary K. Wakefield, Ph.D., R.N., "These funds will allow health centers to expand health services to better serve newly insured patients."

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