Telehealth Information About COVID-19
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved $200 million in telehealth funding for healthcare providers
On Monday April 13, 2020, the FCC began accepting applications to help fund telehealth programs for qualifying providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, funds will be made available to help providers with purchasing the connectivity and devices needed to render care remotely. The public notice (PDF) released by the FCC lists services and devices that are fundable, which providers are eligible, and steps providers need to take in order to apply.