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Agency:    Department of Health and Human Services
Bureau:    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Account:    Program management (75-0511)
Certifying Official:    Director, Division of Budget Formulation
Contact Information:    http://WWW.HHS.GOV   202-720-3210
Improve Access to Primary Care and Preventive Services for Low-Income and Uninsured Persons

1 recipient will receive $595,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: n/a
Description: The mission of the Department of Health and Wellness Promotion (DHWP) is to effectively deliver preventive health services, improve access to primary care, protect and promote the health and social well-being through organized community action. This grant allows the DHWP to expand primary health care centers' ability to maximize access to high quality services for Detroit's vulnerable and underserved communities. Specifically, the objectives of this project are to: develop a sustainable infrastructure for the delivery of primary care services; provide nursing care to homebound seniors; coordinate provision of transportation to increase accessibility of all primary care services; develop an age-appropriate oral health program for Detroit seniors age 55 and older; develop cross cutting community outreach efforts to facilitate consumer information, education, Medicaid enrollment and follow-up.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
City of Detroit, Department of Health and Wellness Promotion (no. 006530661) $595 Program Management
1151 Taylor Avenue
Room 249 B
Detroit, MI
  Comment: n/a
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: Public Law 108-447
Location: Specific location of the Earmark within the uploaded PDF - either a crosscutting PDF or an earmark-specific PDF. Must include the page number and line number
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $600,000 is available for the City of Detroit, Michigan, for a project to improve access to primary care and preventive health services for low-income and uninsured persons.

Citation Comment: n/a

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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