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FCC Proceeds with $100 Million Telehealth Initiative, Seeks Comments on Proposed Program Rules

[08/06/19]

Posted on August 6, 2019 in Health Information Technology

Published by: Hall Render

On July 10, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) voted unanimously to move forward with its new $100 million telehealth initiative, which seeks to bring telehealth services to low-income Americans, veterans and medically underserved communities. In its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the FCC detailed its proposed telehealth initiative rules and anticipated program requirements. As currently... READ MORE

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Issue of Eligible “Urban Health Clinic” Under Healthcare Connect Fund Appealed to the FCC

[12/02/13]

Posted on December 2, 2013 in Health Information Technology

Written by: Michael T. Batt

The Oregon Health Network (“OHN”) has appealed to the FCC an adverse ruling by USAC regarding whether health care provider service locations that are urban, but are not licensed bed hospitals (or other eligible entities), will qualify for funding under the Healthcare Connect Fund (“HCF”). The determination of this issue will clarify whether the scope... READ MORE

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