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FCC Announces $200 Million for Telehealth Funding

The Federal Communications Commission announced that its Wireline Competition Bureau will begin accepting applications for $200 million in funding through the COVID-19 Telehealth Program beginning on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM ET.

 

These funds, appropriated by the CARES Act (P.L. 116-136), will help healthcare providers purchase the connectivity and devices they need to care for patients remotely in response to COVID-19. Applications can be filed through a dedicated application portal, which will go live on Monday:www.fcc.gov/covid19telehealth.

 

Please direct questions to Richard Lukas (rlukas@nga.org; 202-624-3623) and Maribel Ramos (mramos@nga.org; 202-624-5378)

 

Resources: FCC Resources and Telehealth Program Portal