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FCC Approves Millions More in Telehealth Funding

The FCC has approved its eleventh set of funding applications for the $200 million in telehealth subsidies the Congress approved in the CARES Act COVID-19 relief bill. 

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The FCC's Wireline Competition Bureau said Wednesday (June 17) it had approved an additional 62 applications from health care providers for $23.25 million. The FCC opened the application window April 13 and approved the first applications three days later. 

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That brings the total to 267 approved applications in 45 states for a total $125.23 million since the program was launched.