U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced awards of $727 million to 143 community health centers across the country to address pressing construction and renovation needs and expand access to quality health care.  The funds are the first in a series of awards that will be made available to community health centers under the Affordable Care Act.


Awards in Texas:

Travis County Healthcare District –Austin –             $12,000,000.00

Barrio Comprehensive Family Health Care Center, Inc. – San Antonio – $3,518,200.00

Community Health Development, Inc. – Uvalde –     $2,289,197.00


To read the complete press release: http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2010pres/10/20101008d.html