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FCC: COVID-19 Telehealth Program; Promoting Telehealth for Low-Income Consumers

Source
Federal Register
Date
Apr 9, 2021
Summary
Notice of final rule from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) establishes rules and processes to further distribute funding through the COVID-19 Telehealth Program to healthcare providers. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) provides $249.95 million in new funds for Round 2 of the program to help healthcare providers offer telehealth and connected care services. This rule adopts additional requirements, processes, and application evaluation metrics for Round 2 funding as outlined in the CAA. This rule is effective April 9, 2021.
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Broadband · Emergency preparedness and response · Funding · Infectious diseases · Legislation and regulations · Telehealth