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The FCC’s Rural Health Care Program Funding Year 2013 Application Window Opens April 8

Posted on March 18, 2013 in Health Information Technology

Written by: William A. Dummett

Governmental and nonprofit health care providers may begin applying for funding under the Federal Communications Commission Rural Health Care Program on Monday, April 8 for funding year 2013 (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014). The Rural Health Care program provides funding to governmental and nonprofit eligible health care providers for telecommunications services, including broadband, necessary for the provision of health care. The goal of the program is to improve the quality of health care available to patients in rural communities by ensuring that eligible health care providers have access to affordable telecommunications services.

If you have any questions regarding the Healthcare Connect Fund, the Telecommunications Program or communications infrastructure, please contact Michael T. Batt at 317.977.1417 or mbatt@hallrender.com or William A. Dummett at 317.977.1427 or wdummett@hallrender.com.