HHS spends $101 million to fund new community health centers; See where they are

By Susan Morse, Senior Editor of Healthcare Finance News | May 5, 2015

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will spend $101 million to fund 164 new community health centers, the agency announced on Tuesday.

The money, set aside under the Affordable Care Act, will help establish centers 33 states and two U.S. territories, increasing access to primary healthcare services for nearly 650,000 people in communities that need them most.

This investment will add to the more than 550 new health center sites that have opened in the last four years as a result of the ACA, according to HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell.

Nearly 1,300 health centers operate more than 9,000 service delivery sites that provide care to nearly 22 million patients –about five million more patients than at the beginning of 2009.

Health centers have also been critical in helping people sign up for health insurance through the online marketplaces. Since 2013, health centers have assisted more than 9 million individuals become insured.

The recently enacted Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act extends mandatory funding for health centers in fiscal years 2016 and 2017.

Here is the full list of newly funded centers, searchable by state:

Grantee City State/Territory Award
Capstone Rural Health Center Parrish Alabama $650,000
Quality Of Life Health Services, Inc. Gadsden Alabama $608,333
Whatley Health Services, Inc. Tuscaloosa Alabama $379,167
Circle The City Phoenix Arizona $704,167
Wesley Community Center Inc Phoenix Arizona $554,167
Neighborhood Outreach Access To Health Scottsdale Arizona $433,333
Arcare Augusta Arkansas $1,007,179
Healthy Connections Inc Mena Arkansas $541,667
East Arkansas Family Health Center, Inc. West Memphis Arkansas $441,667
St. Francis House Nwa, Inc. Springdale Arkansas $441,667
Jwch Institute, Inc. Commerce California $1,083,333
North County Health Project, Inc San Marcos California $983,333
Center For Aids Research, Education & Services Inc Sacramento California $704,167
Children'S Clinic Serving Children And Their Families Long Beach California $704,167
Elica Health Centers Sacramento California $704,167
Harbor Community Clinic San Pedro California $704,167
Share Our Selves Corporation Costa Mesa California $704,167
St Anthony Medical Centers Los Angeles California $704,167
Tri-State Community Healthcare Center Needles California $704,167
Vietnamese Community Of Orange County Santa Ana California $704,167
Clinicas De Salud Del Pueblo Inc Brawley California $691,667
Southern California Medical Center, Inc. El Monte California $691,667
Friends Of Family Health Center La Habra California $650,000
Mission City Community Network, Inc. North Hills California $650,000
Valley Health Team, Inc. San Joaquin California $650,000
Omni Family Health Bakersfield California $595,833
Korean Health, Education, Information And Research Center Los Angeles California $541,667
Neighborhood Healthcare Escondido California $541,667
St. Johns Well Child & Family Center Los Angeles California $541,667
El Proyecto Del Barrio, Inc Arleta California $433,333
Community Health Alliance Of Pasadena Pasadena California $379,167
Venice Family Clinic Venice California $379,167
Family Health Care Centers Of Greater Los Angeles, Inc. Bell Gardens California $333,333
Marillac Clinic, Inc. Grand Junction Colorado $704,167
Summit Community Care Clinic Frisco Colorado $704,167
Southwest Colorado Mental Health Center, Inc. Durango Colorado $541,667
La Red Health Center, Inc. Georgetown Delaware $483,333
Kosrae Department Of Health Services Kosrae Federated States of Micronesia $692,067
Banyan Community Health Center, Inc. Miami Florida $703,602
Community Health Centers Of Pinellas, Inc. Saint Petersburg Florida $691,667
Borinquen Health Care Center, Inc. Miami Florida $525,000
Central Florida Health Care, Inc. Avon Park Florida $525,000
Tampa Family Health Centers, Inc. Tampa Florida $510,583
Community Health Of South Florida, Inc. Cutler Bay Florida $487,500
Health Care District Of Palm Beach County Lake Worth Florida $483,333
Citrus Health Network, Inc. Hialeah Florida $391,667
Premier Community Healthcare Group, Inc. Dade City Florida $382,601
Rural Health Care, Incorporated Palatka Florida $379,167
Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Inc. Jasper Georgia $704,167
Community Health Care Systems, Inc. Wrightsville Georgia $650,000
First Choice Primary Care, Inc. Macon Georgia $650,000
Palmetto Health Council, Inc Palmetto Georgia $599,826
Medlink Georgia, Inc. Colbert Georgia $595,833
Mckinney Community Health Center, Inc. Waycross Georgia $541,667
South Central Primary Care Center Ocilla Georgia $541,667
Primary Health Care Center Of Dade, Inc. La Fayette Georgia $525,000
Southwest Georgia Health Care, Inc Richland Georgia $525,000
Primary Care Of Southwest Georgia, Inc. Blakely Georgia $441,667
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes Of The Fort Hall Reservation Of Idaho Fort Hall Idaho $698,603
Health West, Inc. Pocatello Idaho $691,667
Upper Valley Community Health Services, Inc. Saint Anthony Idaho $650,000
Terry Reilly Health Services Nampa Idaho $604,753
Southern Illinois University Springfield Illinois $650,000
Greater Elgin Family Care Center Elgin Illinois $541,667
Asian Human Services Family Health Center, Inc. Chicago Illinois $487,500
Southern Illinois Health Care Foundation, Inc. Sauget Illinois $478,227
Healthlinc, Inc. Valparaiso Indiana $1,050,000
Lifespring Inc. Jeffersonville Indiana $704,167
Maple City Health Care Center, Inc. Goshen Indiana $704,167
Valley Professionals Community Health Center Clinton Indiana $704,167
Indiana Health Centers Incorporated Indianapolis Indiana $541,667
Southlake Community Mental Health Center Merrillville Indiana $487,500
Community Health Center In Cowley County, Inc Winfield Kansas $704,167
Sheridan, County Of Hoxie Kansas $704,167
Gracemed Health Clinic, Inc. Wichita Kansas $650,000
Health Partnership Clinic Of Johnson County Inc Olathe Kansas $650,000
Community Health Center Of Southeast Kansas, Inc. Pittsburg Kansas $475,000
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center, Inc. Prestonsburg Kentucky $650,000
Mountain Comprehensive Health Corp., Inc. Whitesburg Kentucky $608,317
Marillac Community Health Centers New Orleans Louisiana $704,167
Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. New Orleans Louisiana $691,667
Winn Community Health Center, Inc. Winnfield Louisiana $566,667
Access Health Louisiana Luling Louisiana $551,807
Southwest Louisiana Primary Health Care Center, Inc. Opelousas Louisiana $545,000
Primary Care Providers For A Healthy Feliciana Clinton Louisiana $441,667
Greater New Bedford Community Health Center,Inc. New Bedford Massachusetts $704,167
Alcona Citizens For Health, Inc. Lincoln Michigan $704,167
Isabella Citizens For Health, Inc. Mount Pleasant Michigan $704,167
Oakland Integrated Healthcare Network Pontiac Michigan $704,167
Wayne, Charter County Of Detroit Michigan $691,667
Cherry Street Services, Inc. Grand Rapids Michigan $608,333
Sterling Area Health Center Sterling Michigan $598,566
Center For Family Health, Inc. Jackson Michigan $561,809
Detroit Health Care For The Homeless Detroit Michigan $483,333
Regional Health Care Clinic, Inc. Sedalia Missouri $1,083,333
Northeast Missouri Health Council, Inc. Kirksville Missouri $596,667
Family Health Center Of Boone County Columbia Missouri $548,703
Douglas County Public Health Services Group, Inc. Ava Missouri $541,667
Pathways Community Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. Clinton Missouri $487,500
Sapphire Community Health, Inc. Hamilton Montana $704,167
East Central District Health Dept Columbus Nebraska $546,310
Nevada Health Centers, Inc. Carson City Nevada $691,667
Firstmed Health And Wellness Center Las Vegas Nevada $541,667
Rochester Primary Care Network Rochester New York $983,333
Union Community Health Center, Inc. Bronx New York $704,167
Chautauqua Center, The Dunkirk New York $702,667
Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center Inc Cornwall New York $691,667
Whitney M. Young, Jr., Health Center, Inc. Albany New York $600,000
Community Health Center Of Richmond, Inc. Staten Island New York $566,667
Goshen Medical Center, Inc. Faison North Carolina $1,083,333
Cabarrus Community Health Centers, Inc. Concord North Carolina $1,069,467
Craven County Government New Bern North Carolina $704,167
Mountain Area Health Center Asheville North Carolina $704,167
Southside United Health Center Winston Salem North Carolina $704,167
Charlotte Community Health Clinic, Inc Charlotte North Carolina $691,667
Tri County Community Health Council, Inc. Newton Grove North Carolina $595,833
Western Nc Community Health Services Inc. Asheville North Carolina $433,333
Northland Health Partners Community Health Center Turtle Lake North Dakota $523,750
Coal Country Community Health Center Beulah North Dakota $450,000
Muskingum Valley Health Centers, Inc. Zanesville Ohio $1,083,333
Community Mental Healthcare Inc Dover Ohio $704,167
Erie, County Of Sandusky Ohio $704,167
Family Health Services Of Erie County Sandusky Ohio $704,167
Southeast Community Mental Health Center Inc Columbus Ohio $704,167
Lorain County Health & Dentistry Lorain Ohio $541,667
Lower Light Christian Health Center, Inc. Columbus Ohio $541,667
Neighborhood Health Care, Inc. Cleveland Ohio $541,667
Rocking Horse Center Springfield Ohio $541,667
Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. Chillicothe Ohio $433,333
Health Partners Of Western Ohio Lima Ohio $379,167
Neighborhood Health Association Of Toledo, Inc. Toledo Ohio $358,950
Kiamichi Family Medical Center Battiest Oklahoma $694,650
Northeastern Oklahoma Community Health Centers, Inc. Hulbert Oklahoma $483,333
Pushmataha Family Medical Center Inc. Clayton Oklahoma $441,667
Neighborhood Health Centers Of Lehigh Valley Allentown Pennsylvania $691,667
Berks Community Health Center Reading Pennsylvania $650,000
Primary Health Network, Inc. Sharon Pennsylvania $487,500
Corp De Salud Asegurada Por Nuestra Organizacion Solidaria, Inc. S.A.N.O.S. Caguas Puerto Rico $701,397
Salud Integral En La Montana Inc Naranjito Puerto Rico $691,667
Migrant Health Center, Western Region, Inc Mayaguez Puerto Rico $497,000
Corporacion De Servicos Medicos Primarios Y Prevencion De Hatillo Hatillo Puerto Rico $487,500
Consejo De Salud De Puerto Rico, Inc. Ponce Puerto Rico $441,667
Rural Health Care, Inc. Fort Pierre South Dakota $704,167
Horizon Health Care Inc. Howard South Dakota $379,167
Christ Community Health Services Inc. Memphis Tennessee $650,000
United Neighborhood Health Services, Inc. Nashville Tennessee $495,191
Cherokee Health Systems Knoxville Tennessee $433,333
South Central Houston Action Council Houston Texas $1,083,333
Fort Bend Family Health Center, Inc. Richmond Texas $704,167
Special Health Resources For Texas, Inc. Longview Texas $704,167
Asian American Health Coalition Of The Greater Houston Area, Inc. Houston Texas $650,000
Presidio County Health Services Inc. Marfa Texas $650,000
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock Texas $548,538
Project Vida Health Center El Paso Texas $441,667
North Texas Area Community Health Centers Inc Fort Worth Texas $407,958
Bear Lake Community Health Center, Inc. Garden City Utah $650,000
Midtown Community Health Center, Inc. Ogden Utah $605,900
Southwest Utah Community Health Center, Inc. Saint George Utah $566,667
Mountainlands Community Health Center, Inc Provo Utah $483,333
Portsmouth Community Health Center, Inc. Portsmouth Virginia $650,000
Greater Prince William Community Health Center Woodbridge Virginia $566,667
North Olympic Healthcare Network Pc Port Angeles Washington $696,940
Family Health Centers Okanogan Washington $333,553
Powell Health Care Coalition Powell Wyoming $704,167