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The U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced $1,505,483 in grant awards to support 2 new health center sites in Pennsylvania. These funds, made available by the Affordable Care Act, will help care for approximately 8,343 additional Pennsylvanians by establishing new health center service delivery sites. Nationwide, 236 health center programs will receive approximately $150 million in grant awards to serve more than1.25 million additional patients.
Health Center New Access Point grants, listed by organization and state, are available at
To learn more about the Affordable Care Act, visit www.HealthCare.gov. To learn more about HRSA’s Health Center Program, visit http://bphc.hrsa.gov/about/index.html.
Pennsylvania health center sites receiving the grants, and the amounts received are:
Philadelphia Fight / Philadelphia / $56,733
Project HOME / Philadelphia / $648,750