New York Announces $658 Million to Strengthen Access to Health Care

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ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) — Governor Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday that $658 million in state funding will go toward improving access to high quality health care.

According to the governor’s office, the Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program will provide funding for more than 100 projects across the state. The governor’s office says the money will improve inpatient care, primary care, mental health, and long term care needs.

“New Yorkers deserve access to quality health care and a strong, stable, and equitable health care system,” Governor Hochul said. “These grants will provide critical funding for improvements at hospitals and other facilities throughout our state to ensure they deliver the top rate care New Yorkers deserve.”

In our area, UPMC Chautauqua will receive $29.8 million and The Chautauqua Center will receive $1.2 million.


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