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FCC Approves Second Round of Pandemic Telehealth Program Funds

Sept. 29, 2021, 8:05 PM

The Federal Communications Commission has approved $41 million in a second round of funding for telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic.

The FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program was established under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to reimburse health-care workers providing telecommunications services, information services, and connected devices necessary to enable telehealth during the pandemic.

The fund is worth $250 million. The agency in August approved $42 million for 62 applicants nationwide.

“From community health clinics in urban city centers to hospitals serving rural communities across the country, these funds will support efforts to help our neighbors remain ...

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