$169 Million Available for 266 Community Health Centers

The money is available for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services in communities that need them most.

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding available to 266 new health center sites in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for the "delivery of comprehensive primary health care services in communities that need them most," in the agency's words.

New health center sites are projected to increase access to health care services for more than 1.2 million patients.

"Across the country, health centers have provided a source of high-quality primary care for people in rural and urban communities for 50 years," said Acting Deputy Secretary Mary Wakefield. "These Affordable Care Act funds build on the strong legacy of the health center program and provide even more individuals and families with access to the care they need the most."

According to HHS, this investment will add to the more than 700 new health center sites that have opened as a result of the act. The effort began with one clinic in rural Mississippi and another in South Boston and has grown into a national program that supports 1,300 community-based and patient-directed health centers with 9,000 sites serving nearly 23 million people.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Easy to Use Safety Incident App

    Record incidents on the go with IndustrySafe’s mobile app. Collect data for multiple types of incidents including including near misses, vehicle and environmental incidents, and employee and non-employee injuries; at job sites and remote locations—with or without web access.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. IndustrySafe is here to help. We put together a resource that’s easy to digest so you can get answers to your training questions and ensure you're complying with OSHA's standards.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus