Insurers Offer $25 Million in Grants for Health Care
UnitedHealth Group and its PacifiCare subsidiary announced the availability of $25 million in grants to fund improvements to the health care delivery system in California, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reports (Hirsh, Riverside Press-Enterprise, 9/28).
Grants will be available in areas including:
- Preventive medicine;
- Technology enhancements; and
- Medical education in underserved communities (Kasler, Sacramento Bee, 9/27).
The deadline for applications is Oct. 12; the first round of awards will be announced in December (Riverside Press-Enterprise, 9/27). This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.