Investment will serve 23,000 new patients in Washington state


(Washington, D.C) – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee applauded an announcement from Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell that seven Washington state community health centers will receive nearly $4.8 million in Affordable Care Act funding to create additional health center sites. According to the HHS, the new sites will serve approximately 23,000 new patients across Washington state.


“Washington state’s community health centers are helping patients get health care where and when they need it,” said Senator Murray. “I am pleased that this new investment will ensure that even more families in our state will have access to the health care they need.”


Full breakdown of funding for Washington state.