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Community Health Centers, Serving The Poor, Get Federal Money Under Reform Law

Codman Square is one of eight community health centers that received federal money under the new health reform law
Codman Square is one of eight community health centers that received federal money under the new health reform law

(Earlier this year, eight other community health centers in Massachusetts received $80 million for technology and other upgrades under the federal stimulus package.)

The new round of funding, announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will help clinics that are frequently the key providers of primary care in the community. The recipients are:

--Community Health Center of Cape Cod, Mashpee: $6 million
--Edward M. Kennedy Health Center (formerly Great Brook Valley Health Center), Worcester: $6.4 million
--Codman Square Health Center, Dorchester: $7.95 million
--Brockton Neighborhood Health Center: $11.35 million
--Outer Cape Health Services, Wellfleet: $3.62 million
--Lynn Community Health Center: $6.94 million
--North Shore Community Health, Salem: $750,000
--Duffy Health Center, Hyannis: $461,991

This program aired on October 8, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

Rachel Zimmerman Twitter Health Reporter
Rachel Zimmerman previously reported on health and the intersection of health and business for Bostonomix.

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