Enhancing Health Care

A $16.1 million grant from HHS to the Geisinger Clinic in Danville, Pennsylvania exemplifies the impact of the Recovery Act on improving the health and well-being of Americans. The grant will be used to enhance care for patients with pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure by creating a community-wide medical home, promoting Health Information Exchange and extending Geisinger’s proven model for practice redesign to independent healthcare organizations throughout region.

Pennsylvania's Numbers
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Number of jobs created or saved by the Recovery Act:


Recover Act funds made available to support jobs:

$15.5 billion

Recovery Act funds that have already been spent:

$10.3 billion

Number of working families receiving tax relief that can be put to use immediately:

4.8 million

Number of Recovery Act-backed small business loans :


Miles of highway improved across the state:


Number of clean energy projects :


Number of homes that will be weatherized :


Number of students getting Pell Grants to help pay college tuition:


Number of education jobs funded by the Recovery Act:



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