Missouri health centers to receive $1.5 million in federal grants

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Seven Missouri health centers will receive a combined total of just more than $1.5 million in Affordable Care Act funding from the Department of Health and Human Services. The funds are part of $35.7 million in grants that will be doled out to 147 health centers across the United States, HHS announced in a news release.

The money is earmarked for new construction and renovations at the health centers, which are facilities that provide health care to underserved communities.

“Health centers provide access to quality health care for millions of Americans regardless of their ability to pay,” Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell said in a release. “We’re making these investments so that health centers will be able to provide even higher quality services to the patients that rely upon them.”

Below is a look at the Missouri facilities receiving grant money, and how much funding they will receive.

Health center City Award amount
Betty Jean Kerr People's Health Centers St. Louis $250000
Community Treatment Incorporated Festus $250000
Douglas County Public Health Services Group Ava $250000
Family Health Center of Boone County Columbia $250000
Great Mines Health Center Potosi $249486
Northeast Missouri Health Council Kirksville $250000
Swope Health Servies Kansas City $72911

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