Miller Announces $3 Million In New Funding For MAHC

Posted: 2019-10-21 13:38:09 By: hbr

Today Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka announced additional funding for local hospitals including $3.19 million for Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare.

Miller says “Our government recognizes that medium-sized hospitals were struggling under the funding formula so this funding is designed to ensure our local hospitals have the resources they need to meet the needs of our community.  This new investment in Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare will help deliver on our commitment to end hallway health care,” he said.

MAHC CEO Natalie Bubela says “This announcement is great news for our communities in Muskoka and area, and helps MAHC to ease our operating pressures.”

Miller also announced an additional $1.6 million in funding for West Parry Sound Health Centre.

Miller says this funding is part of a province-wide increase in funding of one per cent for 66 small-sized hospitals, 1.5 per cent for 23 medium-sized and multi-site hospitals and targeted funding to assist with unique situations and historical funding challenges.