California Clinics Set To Receive $109M From Latest Stimulus Round
California community health centers will receive $109 million in grants as part of the latest round of funding from the federal economic stimulus law, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
The grants were announced Monday.
This is the third set of health grants provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. California already has received $63 million in health center funding.
The latest funding round includes $851 million for up to 1,500 federally qualified health centers nationwide.
About 500 California community clinics will be eligible for the health grants, which can help cover the cost of:
- Implementing or expanding use of electronic health records or other health IT tools;
- Improving facilities; and
- Purchasing equipment (Colliver/Zito, San Francisco Chronicle, 6/30).