Children’s ARPA eFMAP Workforce & Infrastructure Funding

August 22, 2023

See below and attached.  Note that with this Notice, MMC plans are on notice that they must distribute the funds they are required to pass through to impacted providers by October 6, 2023.  



TO: 1915(c) Children’s Waiver Home and Community Based Service (HCBS), Article 29-I Health Facilities, and Children and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS) Providers, Medicaid Managed Care Plans (MMCPs), including Mainstream Managed Care and HIV Special Needs Plans

The New York State Department of Health (“DOH”) is pleased to announce that Workforce & Infrastructure funds for children’s behavioral health providers as part of Section 9817 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (Pub.L.117-2) have been approved for release, as outlined in the attachment.

Please reach out to NYS Department of Health at with any questions.