On July 7, 2014, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell announced $83.4 million in Affordable Care Act funding to support primary care residency programs in 60 Teaching Health Centers across the nation. CHCANYS congratulates the New York awardees:
Lutheran Family Health Centers ($600,000)
Long Island FQHC ($2,700,000)
Institute for Family Health (Harlem: $4,800,000 / Mid-Hudson: $1,800,000)
Created by the Affordable Care Act, the Teaching Health Center Program expands residency training in community-based settings, helping to increase access to primary care in underserved areas.