Feds: TX Hispanics May Not Hear Health Reform Message

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Updated, 10:58 a.m.:

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will provide $9.9 million for community health centers in the state to educate Texans about health care options under the Affordable Care Act.

The money, which will be distributed to 66 clinics, will be used to hire nearly 200 workers, who will help inform Texans about the federal health exchange — which goes live Oct. 1 — and any other insurance options they may have. 

The grants are part of a national project in which each community health center in each state will receive outreach funds, the ...

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