Community health centers expected to double

September 2010
State Health Watch;Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p10
The article reports on the possibility that the increased funding for Community Health Centers included in the U.S. health care reform legislation will nearly double the number of patients seen by the centers over the next five years to nearly 40 million. Daniel R. Hawkins of the National Association of Community Health Centers claimed that the increase could result to health care delays. But he added that the funding expansion will benefit Medicaid programs.


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