Keyword: Rural Health Care Program
Republican senators call on the DEA to loosen telemedicine restrictions and FCC commissioners say broadband access can help cancer patients.
CHIME is calling on the FCC to increase annual funding for the Rural Health Care Program to $800 annually to expand access to telehealth.
The FCC is exploring ways to increase the Rural Health Care Program's annual funding cap of $400 million to support telemedicine programs.
Telehealth and health informatics stakeholders reiterated concerns about the FCC's decision that was met with immediate legal challenges.
The FCC is considering a proposal that would provide an immediate funding increase for a program designed to support broadband expansion for rural providers.
After years of undersubscription, provider demands on the Rural Health Care fund have outstripped the current $400 million annual cap.