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Tribal Organizations Get $55 Million for Ambulatory Care

In a significant move to bolster healthcare infrastructure for Native American tribes, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), via the Indian Health Service (IHS), has allocated $55 million in funding to 15 tribes and tribal organizations.

This funding is part of the competitive Small Ambulatory Program, aimed at supporting the construction, expansion, or modernization of small ambulatory healthcare facilities.

"HHS recognizes the critical need for tribal partners to have access to culturally appropriate, quality healthcare, particularly in terms of preventative services for chronic diseases," said HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra in a press release. "Through investments in the construction, expansion, and modernization of small ambulatory healthcare facilities, we are striving to address this need effectively."

https://nativenewsonline.net/health/tribal-organizations-get-55-million-for-ambulatory-care

 

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