ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Department of Health announced Thursday that counties will receive a combined total of $323 million in federal funding.
This coronavirus response payout comes from expanded medical matching funds, as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act increases the state’s Medicaid reimbursements by 6.2%. The federal statue lasts for the duration of the pandemic period, projected to cover six months from January to June 2020.
Of the roughly $323 million total, each county will be allocated a specific amount.
Although the Five Boroughs of New York City will receive more than half of the money, counties in the greater Capital Region are estimated to receive:
The current projected estimates are subject to change based on spending levels or new federal guidance. Take a look at the estimates for every county:
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