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Recovery.gov is the U.S. government's official website that provides easy access to data
related to Recovery Act spending and allows for the reporting of potential fraud, waste, and abuse.

AGENCY PROFILE - Department of Health and Human Services


 Data From Agency Reports - Updated Monthly


$28,450,000,000
Recovery Appropriations *
$137,441,938,326
Total Funds Awarded
$138,841,591,824
Total Funds Paid Out

*Appropriation amounts include contract, grant, and loan programs only and do not include estimated costs for entitlements.

Contracts, Grants and Loans Paid Out by Category

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Entitlements Paid Out by Category

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Funding by Award Type

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Agency News
5/1/2012
Health care law helps community health centers build, renovate facilities, serve more patients

Grants from the Affordable Care Act will help build and expand health centers, create jobs, and expand access to an additional 860,000 patients

Philadelphia, PA – In a visit to Fairmount Primary Care Center today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced awards made possible by the new health care law that will help build, expand and improve community health centers nationwide.

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4/19/2012
HHS releases funding opportunities for 97 Head Start service areas

​Today, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the availability of Head Start funding in 97 Head Start service areas across the country. These funding opportunities are consistent with new criteria for quality and accountability in Head Start programs announced by President Barack Obama in November 2011.  These criteria were established through new rules that require, for the first time ever, that Head Start grantees that fail to meet rigorous quality benchmarks compete for continued federal funding.

Read more about Head Start Funding
12/22/2011
NIH Researchers Uncover Clues Related to Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

Lubricant in devices found to be graphite, not proteins

A new study, bringing together an interdisciplinary team of physicians and engineers from the United States and Germany, made a surprising finding about implants used in hip replacement surgery: Graphite carbon is a key element in the lubricating layer that forms on metal-on-metal hip implants. The lubricant has more in common with the lubrication of a combustion engine than that of a natural joint. ​

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Last Updated 12/31/2013
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Total Number of Awards
as Reported by Recipients


Total Number of Awards as Reported by Recipients

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Project Completion Status

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States Receiving the Most Funds
State Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
California $2,652,982,254
Maryland $1,588,090,706
New York $1,495,298,471
Massachusetts $1,487,585,625
Pennsylvania $1,226,981,145
Cities Receiving the Most Funds
City Amount
(02/17/09 - 12/31/2013)
Boston, MA $849,843,898
New York, NY $723,452,043
Philadelphia, PA $452,158,679
Chicago, IL $437,554,179
Los Angeles, CA $419,516,006
Recipients Receiving the Most Funds
Recipient Award Amount
EDUCATION, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF $220,273,864
TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION $214,851,599
WHITING-TURNER CONTRACTING COMPANY, THE $157,060,324
GILBANE BUILDING COMPANY $131,640,100
WORKFORCE INNOVATION, FLORIDA AGENCY FOR $105,331,254
Last Updated 5/1/2014