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10 Texas Health Centers To Get $6 Million In Affordable Care Act Funds


The day after President Obama visited Dallas to talk health care, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced nearly $6 million in Affordable Care Act funds will go to Texas health centers to expand access to care.

In this round of federal grants, there are 10 Texas health centers on the list, most in the Houston area. In September, a Dallas health center, Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Clinic, received $275,000 in Affordable Care Act money.

Read more on KERA's Breakthroughs blog.

Texas health centers served more than 1 million patients last year, 51 percent of them uninsured, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.