HEAL NY Phase 19 - Health Care Efficiency and Affordability Law for New Yorkers (HEAL NY) Capital Grant Program PHL Section 2818 (2)
FAU Control #1008011008
Issued by New York State Department of Health, Division of Health Facility Planning
Description: The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Health Care Efficiency and Affordability Law for New Yorkers (HEAL NY) Capital Grant Program PHL Section 2818 (2) will provide grants to support and fund capital projects which will address conditions as cited in PHL Section 2818 (2) including facilities in financial distress and addressing unmet health care needs in New York State as determined by the Commissioner.
The language found in PHL Section 2818 (2) is below:
2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision one of this section, the Commissioner and the Director of the Dormitory Authority may award, in an amount not to exceed twenty-five percent of the health care system improvement capital grant program allocation in any given fiscal year, grants to eligible applicants without the process set forth in subdivision one of this section. With respect to the process for the awarding of such funds without the process set forth in subdivision one of this section, the Commissioner and the Director of the Dormitory Authority shall determine eligible awardees based solely on an applicant's ability to meet the following criteria:
- (i) Have a loss from operations for each of the three consecutive preceding years as evidenced by audited financial statements; and
- (ii) Have a negative fund balance or negative equity position in each of the three preceding years as evidenced by audited financial statements; and
- (iii) Have a current ratio of less than 1:1 for each of three consecutive preceding years; or
- (iv) Be deemed to the satisfaction of the commissioner to be a provider that fulfills an unmet health care need for the community as determined by the department through consideration of the volume of Medicaid and medically indigent patients served; the service volume and case mix, including but not limited to maternity, pediatrics, trauma, behavioral and neurobehavioral, ventilator, and emergency room volume; and, the significance of the institution in ensuring health care service access as measured by market share within the region.
Requirements: Continuous recruitment will take place under the Health Care Efficiency and Affordability Law for New Yorkers Capital Grant Program (HEAL NY). A grant application can be found on the NYS Department of Health website.
Eligible Applicants Include General Hospitals, Nursing Homes, or corporations which are established as active members of any combination of the preceding, Diagnostic And Treatment Centers licensed pursuant to The Public Health Law, Article 28, Mental Health Outpatient Clinic licensed pursuant to the Mental Hygiene Law, Article 31 Or Federally Qualified Health Centers, Certified Home Health Agencies, Assisted Living Programs And Residences, Adult Homes, Enriched Housing Programs, and Independent Living Centers.
- Robert G. Schmidt
Director, HEAL NY Implementation Team
New York State Department of Health
Division of Health Facility Planning
Corning Tower, Room 1119
Albany, NY 12237