Amount: $338 million
Overview: To expand services offered at the nation's community health centers. Health centers will use the funds over the next two years to create or retain approximately 6,400 health center jobs. Strategies to expand services may include, but are not limited to, adding new providers, expanding hours of operations or expanding services. The funds are expected to provide care to an additional 2.1 million patients over the next two years, including approximately 1 million uninsured people.
Eligible Entities: Funds will be distributed to 1,128 federally qualified health center grantees.
Grants to Establish New Health Centers
Amount: $155 million
Overview: To establish 126 new health centers. It is anticipated that those grants will provide access to health center care for 750,000 people in 39 states and two territories.