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FCC Hands Out Additional Telehealth Funding

The FCC has approved its eighth set of telehealth applications under Congress' $200 million COVID-19-related subsidy program in the CARES Act. 

The 53 new approvals total an additional $18.22 million. To date, the FCC has approved $68.22 in funding for 185 healthcare providers in 38 states and D.C.  

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The latest approvals includes remote care in Texas, laptop computers and headsets for psychological services in New York, and internet service and software for substance abuse treatment in Nevada.