Affordable Care Act Funding
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announces today more than $1,637,000 in Affordable Care Act funding will be going to 3 new health center sites in Alabama. The sites are Quality Of Life Health Services Inc. in Gadsden and Whatley Health Services Inc. in Tuscaloosa, and Capstone Rural Health Center in Parrish. These sites will serve as the locations for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services to the communities that need them most. These new health centers in Alabama are projected to increase access to health care services for nearly 8,220 patients. Nationally, approximately $101 million was awarded to 164 new health center sites in 33 states and two U.S. Territories to increase access to health care services for nearly 650,000 patients.