KPCC: CA community health clinics get $22M in federal funds to help enroll patients in Obamacare

Stephanie O’Neill | July 10th, 2013, 11:57am
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U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius.

 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  Secretary Kathleen Sebelius  announced on Wednesday $150 million in grants to federally-qualified community health clinics nationwide to enroll the uninsured in health plans mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

In California, 125 community health clinics that provide primary care at 1,221 sites in the state will receive $21.9 million  to help sign up the uninsured for health insurance through the state-run marketplace, Covered California, and through Medi-Cal, the state’s Medicaid program for the poor.

 The infusion of grant money will be used, in part, to hire more than 400 people to assist enrollment efforts in the Golden State.

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