HHS announces $75 million in grants to bolster health clinics in schools

HHS has already awarded more than $14 million of that money, which it said would support a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of students who have access to a school-based healthcare center.

“President Obama’s health care law is helping keep kids healthy and as a mother, I know how important a child’s health is to how they do in school,” HHS Secretary Kathleen SebeliusKathleen SebeliusPro-dependency advocates miss the mark in attacking Kansas welfare reform Pence breaks tie to confirm Trump's pick for religious ambassador The House needs to help patients from being victimized by antiquated technology MORE said in a statement.

She announced the grants during an appearance before the consumer group Trust for America’s Health.