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ARPA Provider Relief Payments for Residential Care Facilities and PASSPORT Providers

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Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) are pleased to formally announce that many long-term care providers are eligible for grant funding pursuant to Ohio House Bill 169. 

On March 1, 2022, Governor Mike DeWine issued an executive order allowing ODA to prioritize the swift disbursement of funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) to support COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts. The approval specifically includes $33 million for Residential Care Facilities and approximately $26 million for PASSPORT providers.