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Guam getting $1.1M in healthcare upgrades

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by Jason Salas

Guam - $1.1 million in federal funds is coming the Government of Guam's way to aide island healthcare. The Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services awarded $1 million to GovGuam to review health insurance premiums locally, and the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion awarded over $100,000 to local Department of Public Health for preventive health services.

Guam Congresswoman Madeleine Bordallo noted that the grants fall inline with President Barack Obama's commitment to national healthcare improvements.

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