3/17/2011

A proposed $1.3 billion cut to health center funding would equate to an estimated $15 billion in lost savings, according to a policy research brief from the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. "Reducing health center funding not only jeopardizes their ability to expand access to quality care for vulnerable populations, but also reduces their positive impact on racial and ethnic health disparities, birth outcomes, local economies, and federal and state health care costs," co-author Peter Shin wrote.

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