05.19.17

Daines Announces $2.3 Million for Montana’s Community Health Centers

U.S. SENATE — U.S. Senator Steve Daines today announced $2,340,119.00 in critical funding for three Montana community health centers in Miles City, Shelby and Hamilton. 

“Montana’s community health centers provide access to affordable healthcare close to home,” Daines stated. “I’m thrilled to secure additional funding to ensure that Montanans in Miles City, Shelby and Hamilton can continue to receive the health services they rely on.”

Jamie Brownell, CEO – Marias Healthcare Services: “It is critical to stabilizing healthcare in rural/frontier communities and allows us to provide full comprehensive care.” 

The funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS):

  • Miles City: Custer County Community Health Center: $919,183.00
  • Shelby: Marias Healthcare Services Inc.: $716,936.00
  • Hamilton: Sapphire Community Health Inc.: $704,000.00

Daines secured funding for community health centers in the bipartisan FY2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) Appropriations Bill.  

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