The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) allocated $2 billion specifically for health center infrastructure and operations. Other funding contained in the stimulus package could be accessed by or for the benefit of health centers through specific workforce, technology or service investments. This page is home to information about health centers and operations.
What's New on the Stimulus and Operations
$373 Million Available Through 'Communities Putting Prevention to Work' (CPPW) Program (9/21/09)
- Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, $650 million was dedicated to chronic disease prevention efforts administered through the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). "Communities Putting Prevention to Work" (CPPW) is a $373 million community capacity-building program for instituting population-based policy, systems and environmental change in communities and schools.
- If your community is poised to implement a CPPW program and benefit from CPPW funding, you might consider encouraging health departments and tribal/territorial organizations to apply. Health centers and/or PCAs could be included in CPPW's required community-based collaboratives and/or leadership teams.
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CMS issued FAQs on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Click here or find the document below. (7/7/09)
The documents listed below provide information on health center operations issues related to the economic stimulus.
CMS ARRA FAQs
Background on health center operations and the economic stimulus.