American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

Federally Qualified Health Centers / Community Health Centers Title VIII HHS

A, Title VIII, Department of Health & Human Services, health Resources and Services

$1.5 Billion is directed to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) for construction., modernization, health information technology and improvements for health centers including health center controlled networks receiving operating grants under section 330 of the Public Health System.  An additional $500 million was appropriated for FQHC grant funding for services and operations. 

 

State

No. of Grants

Amount

Projected New/Retained Jobs

Estimated New Patients

Estimated New Uninsured Patients

WY

5

$764,943

12

3,312

1,880

For additional information concerning ARRA and FQHCs go to the following link: 

Recovery Act (ARRA):  Increased Demand for Services Community Health Center Grants in Wyoming *

Organization Name

City

State

Award Amount

Community Action Partnership of Natrona County

Casper

WY

$124,864

Community Health Center of Central Wyoming

Casper

WY

$255,106

Cheyenne Health and Wellness Center

Cheyenne

WY

$141,194

Community Action of Laramie County, Inc.

Cheyenne

WY

$124,564

Wind River Health Systems, Inc. 

Riverton

WY

$119,215

* HHS.gov/Recovery