Greene County Health Care, Inc., Snow Hill, will receive $841,167, and Albemarle Hospital Authority, Elizabeth City, will receive $541,667, from funding made available through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
The US Department of Health and Human Services announced this week that 67 programs nationwide were awarded $28.8 million to help establish new health service delivery sites for an additional 286,000 patients. The announcement was part of the National Health Center Week observance, August 7-13.
Fact Sheet on Community Health Centers: http://www.hrsa.gov/ourstories/healthcenter/healthcenterweek.html (US HRSA)
NC School-Based Health Centers Benefit from Federal Program: http://www.ncmedsoc.org/blog/index.php/archives/12422 (NCMS Bulletin, July 15, 2011)
North Carolina’s Community Health Centers Reduce Medical Costs: http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/579463 (Newswise, The George Washington University, August 9, 2011)