REMINDER: Healthcare Connect Fund Training Coming this Fall


Healthcare providers, large and small, urban and rural, are all in need of telecom systems that can handle the huge data traffic created by telemedicine and Electronic Medical Records applications.  The federal government is doing its part to enhance healthcare capabilities by providing funding assistance through several programs.  The Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF) is the latest offering from the FCC and administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). To help with learning the ropes of the HCF, training sessions will be held September 23-24, in Washington D.C.  Day one will focus on the application process for health care providers (HCPs) interested in applying to the HCF Program as individual HCPs, and will also provide basic information about participating as a member of a consortium.  Day two will instruct consortium leaders on the application process.

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Register for the September 23rd Event!

Register for the September 24th Event!



So, What is The Healthcare Connect Fund?

The Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF) provides support for eligible health care providers (HCPs) to access proper broadband connectivity and encourages the formation of state and regional broadband networks. Under the HCF, eligible HCPs can apply as individuals or as part of a consortium. Individual HCPs and consortium applicants will be able to receive a 65% discount on all eligible services and equipment. Applicants will also be able to receive this discount on HCP-constructed and owned network facilities. The application process will begin in late summer of 2013 and funding will begin January 1, 2014.

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