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FCC Launches 2nd Round of COVID-19 Telehealth Program With 62 Awards

By August 27, 2021No Comments

Source: mHealth Intelligence

By Eric Wicklund

The FCC has announced 62 award winners – one in each state and territory and Washington DC – for the first round of the newly revamped COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

– The Federal Communications Commission has approved 62 projects for funding under the COVID-19 Telehealth Program.

The projects are the first to be approved in the second round of the program, which used up its $200 million budget in 2020 to provide assistance to 539 connected health projects across the country. At the end of last year, Congress added almost $250 million in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 to reboot the effort, alongside pledges from the FCC to make the program more transparent.

Among the new rules: The first round consists of one recipient from each state and territory and the District of Columbia.

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