May 09, 2013

Kaine Highlights More Than $2.5 Million In New Resources For Virginia Community Health Centers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine today highlighted more than $2.5 million that’s being made available for 24 Virginia community health centers as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Last year, the 24 eligible health centers served 283,906 Virginians.

“Community health centers play a critical role in providing quality care to Virginians and are on the front lines of our health care system,” said Kaine. “I’m pleased these new resources are being made available to facilities in the Commonwealth so they can expand outreach and teams to continue their great work.”

With these new funds, health centers will be able to hire new staff, train existing staff, and conduct community outreach events and other educational activities.  Health centers will help consumers understand their coverage options, determine their eligibility, and enroll in new affordable health insurance options.  

For information on applying for this funding opportunity visit http://bphc.hrsa.gov/outreachandenrollment/.


Virginia Health Centers that Qualify:

Alexandria: Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, Inc.

Bastian: Bland County Medical Clinic, Inc.

Arrington: Blue Ridge Medical Center, Inc.

New Canton: Central Virginia Health Services

Dungannon: Clinch River Health Services, Inc.

Richmond: Daily Planet

Nassawadox: Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc.

Woodbridge: Greater Prince William Community Health Center

Harrisonburg: Harrisonburg Community Health Center, Inc.

Monterey: Highland Medical Center, Inc.

Ivor: Horizon Health Services, Inc.

Lynchburg: Johnson Health Center

Roanoke: Kuumba Community Health & Wellness Center

Leesburg: Loudoun Community Health Center

Martinsville: Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness

Newport News: Peninsula Institute for Community Health

Danville: Piedmont Access to Health Services (Paths)

Portsmouth: Portsmouth Community Health Center, Inc.

Victoria: Southern Dominion Health Systems, Inc.

Saltville: Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Inc.

Pennington Gap: St. Charles Health Council, Inc.

Stony Creek: Stony Creek Community Health Center

Laurel Fork: Tri-Area Community Health Center

Richmond: Vernon J. Harris East End Community Health Center

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