| Covid-19 | Apr 15, 2020

Promoting Telehealth for Low-Income Consumers; COVID-19 Telehealth Program

The FCC has established two new programs: 1) The COVID-19 Telehealth Program under which the FCC will distribute $200 million in CARES Act funding to help health care providers offer connected care services to patients at their homes or mobile locations, and 2) the Connected Care Pilot Program, which will also support connected care services to consumers, particularly for low-income Americans and veterans, with up to $100 million over three years.