May 13, 2016

Manchin and Capito Announce More Than $20 Million in HHS Funding to Support Health Centers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced that a total of $20,831,405 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has been awarded to 11 West Virginia health centers. This funding will be used to help cover the costs of caring for underinsured or uninsured patients, as well as attracting, recruiting and retaining highly qualified medical professionals.

“All West Virginians deserve access to primary and preventative care,” Senator Manchin said. “This funding will enable health care clinics across West Virginia to continue providing quality and affordable health services that so many West Virginians rely on.”

“Health centers throughout the Mountain State play a vital role in maintaining healthy communities,” said Senator Capito. “This funding will allow our health centers to continue supporting a broad range of health care services and ensuring patients across West Virginia have access to the high quality care they deserve.”

Individual awards listed below:

  • $1,321,740 – E.A. Hawse Health Center, Inc. (Hardy County)
  • $6,426,338 – Valley Health Systems, Inc. (Cabell and Wayne Counties)
  • $1,031,686 – Clay Battelle Health Services Association (Monongalia County)
  • $1,976,541 – Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center, Inc. (Calhoun County)
  • $1,581,868 – Lincoln County Primary Care Center (Lincoln County)
  • $1,528,229 – Wirt County Health Services Association, Inc. (Wirt County)
  • $1,365,018 – Cabin Creek Health Center, Inc. (Kanawha County)
  • $1,381,741 – Pendleton Community Care (Pendleton County)
  • $1,378,868 – Monongahela Valley Association of Health Centers (Marion County)
  • $1,119,518 – Tug River Health Association, Inc. (McDowell County)
  • $1,719,858 – Womencare, Inc. (Putnam County)