FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program Allocations

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On March 27, 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law, providing $200 million to the Federal Communications Commission to distribute in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Using this funding, the FCC created the COVID-19 Telehealth Program in an effort to provide financial support to providers across the country to implement telehealth initiatives and provide necessary care remotely. The FCC received thousands of applications from providers nationwide. Ultimately, the $200 million in funding was awarded to 539 applicants across 47 states plus D.C. and Guam.

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Federal financial assistance is now available to support provider telehealth needs. The COVID-19 Telehealth Program will provide $200 million in funding, appropriated by Congress as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help healthcare providers fund technology and equipment to bolster service delivery via telehealth. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is charged with distributing these funds and accepting applications.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its fourth set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, totaling $4.2 million for 13 providers. The FCC is approving applications on a rolling basis until it spends a total of $200 million. It has spent $13.7 million to date.

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The Federal Communications Commission has approved its fifth and sixth sets of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, totaling $11.19 million for 26 providers and $8.36 million for 33 providers, respectively. The FCC is approving applications on a rolling basis until it spends a total of $200 million. Since the first set of awards was announced on April 16, 2020, the FCC has spent $33.26 million for 82 providers.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its seventh set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, totaling $16.87 million for 43 providers. The FCC is approving applications on a rolling basis until it spends a total of $200 million. Since the first set of awards was announced on April 16, 2020, the FCC has spent $50.13 million to date for 132 providers.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its eighth set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, totaling $18.84 million, for 53 providers. The FCC is approving applications on a rolling basis until it spends a total of $200 million. Since the first set of awards was announced on April 16, 2020, the FCC has spent $68.96 million to date in support of 185 providers.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its ninth and tenth sets of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, totaling $16.46 million for 53 providers and $20.18 million for 67 providers, respectively. The FCC is approving applications on a rolling basis until it spends a total of $200 million. Since the first set of awards were announced on April 16, 2020, it has spent $104.98 million to date for 305 providers.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its 11th set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, totaling $23.25 million for 62 providers. The FCC is approving applications on a rolling basis until it spends a total of $200 million. Since the first set of awards was announced on April 16, 2020, the FCC has spent $128.28 million for 367 providers to date.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its 12th set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, totaling $29.41 million for 77 providers. The FCC is approving applications on a rolling basis until it spends a total of $200 million. Since the first set of awards was announced on April 16, 2020, it has spent $157.64 million to date for 444 providers.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its 13th and 14th sets of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, expending the total $200 million in funds provided by the CARES Act. Since the first set of awards were announced on April 16, 2020, the applications of 536 providers in 47 states plus Washington, D.C., and Guam were approved. Specifically, 74 New York State organizations were awarded a total of $32.5 million.

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