New York State Department of Health Announces Counties Across the State to Receive $323 Million from Enhanced Medicaid Funds in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 06/25/2020 - 12:52

ALBANY, N.Y. (June 25, 2020) – The New York State Department of Health today announced the allocation to counties of $323 million in enhanced Medicaid matching funds initially provided for in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

The federal statute, for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic period, increased Medicaid reimbursement by 6.2 percent