March 23, 2022
The Wolf Administration today shared details about the state appropriation of $225 million of American Rescue Plan funding to support Pennsylvania’s health care workforce.
Approved during January, Act 2 delivers critical funding to help hospitals address severe staffing challenges through recruitment and retention initiatives, as well as student loan forgiveness.
The $225 million in funding includes:
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services has said payments will begin on or around April 11 and reporting guidelines will be issued in mid-April.
A Frequently Asked Questions guide, including a list of total payments to providers, is available online.
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