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President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
May 25, 2004

Fact Sheet: Expanding Access to Health Care for Millions of Americans

Today's Presidential Action

Today, the President visited Youngstown, Ohio to discuss his agenda for expanding access to health care for low-income Americans by supporting Community Health Centers.

The President's budgets are on track to fulfill his promise to open or expand 1,200 Community Health Centers to serve an additional 6.1 million Americans by 2006. The President's budget for FY 2005 continues to fulfill this promise with a request of $1.8 billion for Community Health Centers -- a 57% increase since 2001 -- enabling the program to serve an additional 1.6 million individuals and open or expand over 330 more health centers.

Community Health Centers: Meeting the Health Care Needs of the Uninsured and Underserved

The President's Health Care Accomplishments


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