Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Health and Human Services Awarding $300 To Community Health Centers

By Coleen Elkins
"HHS" The Department of Health and Human Services is offering $300M to assist community health centers. The money will help the centers treat newly insured patients. Those that enrolled as a result of the Affordable Care Act will see expanded service hours and less waiting time because of more health care providers being hired. Those needing oral health and behavioral health will also be able to be treated at the community health centers.

The community centers were instrumental in helping 4.7 million people enroll in Obamacare. HHS reports there are nearly 1300 health centers that run more than 9,000 facilities and care for over 21 million patients through out the U.S.

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