The US Department of Health and Human Services will invest $250m to strengthen and expand the primary healthcare workforce, according to a statement issued by House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi.

The investment will be used to train 16,000 new primary care providers over the next five years.

According to the statement, Congress has already made strides to train new primary care providers with investments in the Recovery Act to double the size of the National Health Service Corps, which serves urban and rural communities facing provider shortages.

“By making these investments in primary care providers, the Democrats are strengthening the healthcare profession and giving middle class families and seniors more certain access to affordable, high-quality treatment and care,” the statement said.

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