Delaware awarded grant money from new health care law

More than one million dollars will go to  Delaware to help build and expand community health centers as well as create jobs.

Westside Family Healthcare is now able to do this under the health care act passed in 2009.  They can assist and serve 3,215 new patients. Kathleen Sebelius, the Health and Human Services Secretary made the announcement on Tuesday.

“President Obama’s health care law is making community health centers in Delaware stronger,” said Secretary Sebelius. “For many Americans, community health centers are the major source of care that ranges from prevention to treatment of chronic diseases. This investment will expand our ability to provide high-quality care to millions of people while supporting good paying jobs in communities across the country.”

Helping to increase health care center’s ability to care for more patients like the one here in Delaware, is $728 million that will be distributed across the United States. As for where the money will come from, officials say a  nice portion of it comes from a series of capital investments that are made available to community health centers through the Affordable Care Act. The money also supports renovation and construction projects.

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, it’s important to ensure access to primary health care services in order to help improve the health of communities across the country.

More than one million dollars will go to Delaware to help build and expand community health centers.

 

Thanks to the new health care law also known as the Affordable Care Act, Delaware can assist and serve 3,215 new patients. Kathleen Sebelius, the Health and Human Services Secretary made the announcement on Tuesday.

 

“President Obama’s health care law is making community health centers in Delaware stronger,” said Secretary Sebelius. “For many Americans, community health centers are the major source of care that ranges from prevention to treatment of chronic diseases. This investment will expand our ability to provide high-quality care to millions of people while supporting good paying jobs in communities across the country.”

 

Supporting renovation and construction projects, as well as boosting health centers’ ability to care for additional patients, is $728 million that will be distributed across the United States. A nice portion of the money comes from a series of capital investments that are made available to community health centers through the Affordable Care Act.

 

Experts by ensuring access to primary health care services, it can help improve the health of the nation’s communities. 

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