NYS Announces $204 Million in Funding to Strengthen Access to Health Care

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Press Release: On February 5th, Governor Cuomo announced $204 million in funding will go to support 95 projects that will protect and transform New York State’s health care system. This funding from the Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program will improve patient care through the development of high-quality medical facilities and programs serving the inpatient, primary care, mental health, substance use disorder, and long-term care needs of communities across the state.

These awards continue the state’s commitment to expand essential healthcare services in communities throughout New York State. In addition, the Governor’s 2019-20 Executive Budget will authorize the Department of Health to allocate up to $300 million of the $525 million in Health Care Facility Transformation Funds to support project applications from health care providers that were not awarded grants during this round of funding.

Click here region to learn more about the 95 providers that were awarded funds.

Capital Region – Awarded $6.2 million

Central New York Region – Awarded $21.1 million

Finger Lakes Region – Awarded $13.9 million

Long Island Region – Awarded $15.7 million

Mid-Hudson Region – Awarded $24.4 million

Mohawk Valley Region – Awarded $7.9 million

North Country Region – Awarded $12.2 million

New York City Region – Awarded $77.7 million

Southern Tier Region – Awarded $11.3 million

Western New York Region – Awarded $12.9 million

Source: Press Release from the office of Governor Cuomo – February 5, 2019