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Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.211
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 25, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Carlos Mena

For grants management or budget questions:
Beverly Smith


The Telehealth Technology-Enabled Learning Program (TTELP) provides funding to connect specialists at academic medical centers with primary care providers of rural, frontier, and underserved populations, providing evidence-based training and support to help them treat patients with complex conditions in their communities.

TTELP objectives include:

  • Identifying and expanding current and new learning community programs with a focus on one or more of the following: infectious diseases, mental health, substance use disorders, prenatal and maternal health, chronic diseases, and pediatric care
  • Developing freely accessible tools and resources to support planning and implementation of learning community programs
  • Identifying and addressing healthcare disparities for rural, frontier, and underserved populations
  • Implementing cost-effective learning community programs to serve rural populations

Applicants are encouraged to include populations that have historically suffered from poorer health outcomes and health disparities as compared to the rest of the rural population, including racial and ethnic minorities, people experiencing homelessness, pregnant women, disabled individuals, and youth/adolescents.


Eligible applicants include domestic public or private, nonprofit or for-profit entities with demonstrated and established experience in utilizing telehealth technologies to serve rural underserved populations. This includes faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, federally recognized tribes, and tribal organizations.

Additional eligibility requirements are available in the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $475,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 9
Estimated total program funding: $4,275,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Children and youth · Chronic respiratory conditions · Diabetes · Frontier and remote areas · HIV and AIDS · Health disparities · Infectious diseases · Maternal health and prenatal care · Men · Mental health · People with disabilities · Primary care · Racial and ethnic groups · Specialty care · Substance use and misuse · Telehealth · Women

Organizations (4)

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