A report in The Times-Tribune highlighted Congressman Cartwright’s work to secure federal funding to support health care in rural and underserved communities:
Three regional organizations that provide health care to rural or underserved populations will receive more than $500,000 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Center Program.
The grants, announced by U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, will go to:
Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers, $167,000 in quality improvement awards and $65,000 in integrated behavioral health funding.
Scranton Primary Health Care Center, $194,181 in integrated behavioral health funding and $27,181 in quality improvement awards.
Rural Health Corp. of Northeastern Pennsylvania, $52,100 in quality improvement awards.
The Health Center Program is managed by the Health Resources and Services Administration, a division of HHS.