Final Reminder: Nursing Facilities ECA Application Deadline is Friday, November 3rd

Maine DHHS extended the deadline for the application submission for the Nursing Facilities Extraordinary Circumstance Allowance (ECA) to this Friday, November 3rd.

This ECA program is intended to give additional funds to eligible facilities. NFs must apply to receive payment under this initiative. To date over 70 nursing facilities have applied for this program via an on-line portal. Apply here.

For more information on how to submit an application and to review the guidance on eligibility requirements, payment methodology, and allowable use of these funds, please review DHHS's original October 13, 2023, notice.  

Related questions and requests for payment amounts should be directed to the Department at or MHCA's President & CEO, Angela Westhoff at

Payments must be applied to allowable costs incurred from October 1, 2023 through December 31, 2024.

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