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.

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“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 SebeliusObama cabinet official: Clinton White House doubled down on 'abusive behavior' John Roberts has tough job of keeping faith in Supreme Court Price was a disaster for HHS — Time for an administrator, not an ideologue MORE said in a statement.

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