Studies have been published from the experts in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University suggesting that unless essential funding for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is renewed in 2015. The grants that make up the primary funding to community health centers that care for 21.2 million patients in 2012 could just disappear. If the money disappears, the public medical centers will shut down and will simply cut out about seven million Americans’ access to health care.
All it takes is a renewal of the appropriation by legislatures to be able to help even more people than we have in the past to get the health care they need.
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