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Obamacare Hubs Coming to the Nation’s Schools

Posted By yihan On May 10, 2012 @ 8:30 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Susan Jones
CNSNews.com [1]
Thursday, May 10, 2012

As the U.S. Supreme Court mulls the constitutionality of the Democrats’ Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration is moving ahead with plans to pour millions of dollars into “school-based health centers.”

On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that $75 million in taxpayer money is available to build and renovate health clinics inside schools.

School-based health centers are an important part of the nation’s health care safety net, the Health and Human Services Department said Wednesday in its funding announcement. HHS says the centers will let children with acute or chronic illnesses attend school; and they will improve the overall health and wellness of children through health screenings, health promotion and disease-prevention activities.

“By making the connection to health care easy, school-based health centers ensure that children have access to the services they need to lead healthy lives,” the announcement said.

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