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AHA voices support for $100M FCC telehealth pilot program

September 11, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

A national hospital organization has voiced its support for a new $100 million Federal Communications Commission pilot program meant to boost the use of telehealth for low-income and rural Americans. The American Hospital Association on Monday sent a comment letter […]


Regulatory

FCC supports rural broadband deployments to enable telehealth

August 17, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Federal Communications Commission is putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to ensuring that rural Americans are able to connect to quality healthcare through the deployment of high-speed broadband. Earlier this month, the FCC unanimously approved […]


Regulatory

FCC approves $100M Connected Care Pilot Program

August 3, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The nation’s lead agency regulating interstate communications has passed a plan to expand the use of telemedicine solutions. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a new $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program supporting the use of remote telehealth […]


Regulatory

FCC chairman calls for boost in Rural Health Care Program cap

June 7, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has sent a draft order to FCC colleagues increasing the annual funding cap by $171 million for the Rural Health Care Program, which provides telecommunications and broadband services to rural communities supporting telemedicine. Pai’s […]