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News Executive Office of Health and Human Services Residential Congregate Care Provider Surge Financial Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

4/27/2020
  • Executive Office of Health and Human Services

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is implementing a second phase of increased funding of $44 million across the Purchase of Service/ Ch. 257 residential congregate care service providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is for increased staffing costs, infection control, and personal protective equipment (PPE). This is in addition to the first phase of $95 million of funding announced on March 30th for residential congregate care services and other EOHHS Purchase of Service/ Ch. 257 programs. This brings the total investment for these providers to $139 million during the COVID-19 public health crisis. 

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