HRSA Awards $90 Million to FQHCs to Beef Up Data Capabilities

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced FY2022 ARP-UDS+ awards totaling $88.6 million to almost 1,400 Community Health Centers nationwide to enhance patient data capabilities and support better health equity during current and future public health emergencies. Announced Monday, the investments are part of more than $7 billion from the American Rescue Plan that the Biden administration set aside to bolster health centers’ workforces and facilities. Modernizing data capabilities will help better tailor health programs to the needs of specific patients or communities, “particularly as part of the public health emergency response,” according to the administration. A state-by-state breakdown of the award recipients here. In Pennsylvania, 44 health centers received a total of $2,882,000.