HHS Announces New Health Care Innovation Grants
On Wednesday, HHS announced 39 new prospective recipients of a second round of grants under the Affordable Care Act's Health Care Innovation Awards, which are designed to lower costs and improve care delivery and outcomes. The grants range from $2 million to $23.8 million and include initiatives to reduce unnecessary emergency department visits and improve coordination of care in rural areas. The new grants bring the total amount of funding awarded to up to $360 million.
- "HHS Announces New Care Reform Awards" (Viebeck, The Hill, 7/9).