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Alert: Feds to spend $8 million in Florida to sell Obamacare

The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reports it has 46 awards totaling $8,052,533 to sell the Affordable Healthcare Act in Florida.

The DHHS website states, “Florida has 48 health centers with 410 sites that served 1,136,458 patients last year, 43.65 percent of them uninsured. With their Outreach and Enrollment funding, the health centers listed below expect to hire 163 new workers, who will assist 158,160 people with enrollment into affordable health insurance coverage.”

This is government promoting government.

Below is a list of the healthcare centers which received awards:

Health Center City Award Amount
BANYAN COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC. Miami $62,146
BOND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC. Tallahassee $138,189
BORINQUEN HEALTH CARE CENTER, INC. Miami $258,243
BREVARD HEALTH ALLIANCE INC., THE Melbourne $152,401
BROWARD COMMUNITY AND FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS, INC. Hollywood $124,835
CAMILLUS HEALTH CONCERN, INC. Miami $94,926
CENTRAL FLORIDA FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. Sanford $297,546
CENTRAL FLORIDA HEALTH CARE, INC. Avon Park $184,081
CITRUS HEALTH NETWORK, INC. Hialeah $131,831
COLLIER HEALTH SERVICES, INC. Immokalee $176,623
COMMUNITY AIDS RESOURCE Miami $87,809
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS OF PINELLAS, INC. Saint Petersburg $205,102
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS, INC. Winter Garden $298,063
COMMUNITY HEALTH OF SOUTH FLORIDA, INC. Cutler Bay $603,291
ESCAMBIA COMMUNITY CLINICS, INC. Pensacola $173,884
FAMILY HEALTH CENTER OF COLUMBIA COUNTY, INC. Lake City $87,028
FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, INC. Fort Myers $237,882
FLORIDA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC. West Palm Beach $173,653
GENESIS COMMUNITY HEALTH, INC. Boynton Beach $64,918
HEALTH CARE DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY Lake Worth $409,878
HEALTH, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF Port St. Joe $81,880
HEALTH, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF Tallahassee $76,534
HEALTH, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF Jacksonville $173,939
HEALTH, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF Lake Butler $71,727
HEALTH, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF Spring Hill $105,662
HEALTH, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF Sarasota $171,544
HEALTH, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF Kissimmee $166,877
HEALTH CARE CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS, INC. Orlando $168,637
HEART OF FLORIDA HEALTH CENTER, INC. Ocala $121,414
JESSIE TRICE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC. Miami $265,635
MANATEE COUNTY RURAL HEALTH SERVICES, INC. Parrish $394,379
MIAMI BEACH COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, INC. Miami $209,480
NORTH BROWARD HOSPITAL DISTRICT Fort Lauderdale $93,353
NORTH FLORIDA MEDICAL CENTERS, INC. Tallahassee $162,719
NORTHEAST FLORIDA Pierson $121,524
PANCARE OF FLORIDA, INC. Panama City $95,971
PINELLAS, COUNTY OF Clearwater $75,434
PREMIER COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE GROUP, INC. Dade City $138,189
PROJECT HEALTH, INC. Sumterville $106,938
RURAL HEALTH CARE, INC. Palatka $176,205
RURAL HEALTH NETWORK OF MONROE COUNTY FLORIDA, INC. Key West $61,970
SUNCOAST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS, INC. Ruskin $253,040
TAMPA FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS, INC. Tampa $398,284
THE SULZBACHER I M CENTER FOR Jacksonville $105,783
TREASURE COAST COMMUNITY HEALTH, INC. Fellsmere $134,987
TRENTON MEDICAL CENTER Trenton $158,099

Dr. Richard Swier

Dr. Rich Swier is Publisher of www.DrRichSwier e-Magazine. Twitter: @drrichswier He holds a Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA, a Master’s Degree in Management Information Systems from the George Washington University, Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Richard is a 23-year Army veteran who retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1990. He was awarded the Legion of Merit for his years of service.

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