The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Public Notice announcing that the application filing window for Round 2 of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program will run for seven days starting April 29, 2021. The application portal will open at noon ET on Thursday, April 29, and close one week later at noon ET on Thursday, May 6. Round 2 of the FCC's COVID-19 Telehealth Program will make an additional almost $250 million available to fund telehealth and connected care services provided by eligible providers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Additional information about the Telehealth Program can be found on Universal Service Administrative Co. (USAC) website - and in our previous post here.
In an accompanying News Release, FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel emphasized that "[t]he FCC is dedicated to moving quickly to review and approve applications for this funding to support health care providers and patients across the country.”
If you have any questions about eligibility or need assistance preparing an application, please do not hesitate to contact your trusted Mintz advisors.