Bioscience

HHS announces $162 million in 16 state HIE grants

March 15, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: Healthcare IT News] – The Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday $162 million in awards to 16 states and qualified state designated entities for the State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program.

The funding is part of $2 billion allotted under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to advance healthcare IT adoption.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said with the awards announced Monday, every state and eligible territory has now been awarded funds under this program.

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