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Governor Signs Supplemental Funding

Jul 30, 2021

Another round of COVID-19 dollars will make its way to residents after Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the latest appropriation of Federal relief funding. This week, the governor signed legislation appropriating $367.7 million in federal funding and $17 million in state funding, which is aimed at helping a variety of programs, including:

    • $160 million to provide grant awards to hospitals base on total state Medicaid inpatient claims revenue to help cover increased hospital costs and reduced revenue
    • $100 million to provide a $23 per Medicaid day increase to nursing facilities that have experiences a 5% or greater decline in the nursing facility’s average daily census
    • $105 million to provide a 40% increase to child development and care program providers

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