November 6, 2020
The FCC announced today that the application process is now open to healthcare providers for their Connected Care Pilot Program. Please note: this is a reimbursement based program and not a grant.
“The Pilot Program will provide funding for selected pilot projects to cover 85% of the eligible costs of broadband connectivity, network equipment, and information services necessary to provide connected care services to the intended patient population. The Pilot Program will not fund end-user devices or medical equipment.”
Please see the following announcement from the FCC for important links and application deadline information:
At 12pm today, the FCC begins accepting applications for the Connected Care Pilot Program, spearheaded by Commissioner Carr. The application window will remain open for 30 days, closing on December 7 at 11:59pm ET. The program will support telehealth by funding services and equipment, including Internet service for patients and healthcare providers, information services, and certain network equipment.
For more information about the public notice, please reach out to ConnectedCare@fcc.gov.