Washington Post: Community Health Centers hit by deficit cutsView Entire News Article
The Washington Post today highlights how recent budget cuts have hurt Community Health Centers and affect millions of patients across the United States.
Community health centers hit hard by Washington deficit cuts
By Phil Galewitz, Thursday, October 6, 2011
"The applications poured in, spurred by millions of dollars in new funding included in the health law to expand primary care to the poor. A record 810 groups sought federal grants to staff and equip hundreds of new and existing community health centers.
But in August, most were rejected, leaving advocates frustrated that they would not be able to serve the growing numbers of uninsured and poor people or be ready for an influx of patients under the health law."