Federal Telehealth Grant Programs

FCC Telehealth Pilot

Program deadline: Until funds run out. The Federal Communications Commission will cover 85% of eligible costs of broadband connectivity, network equipment, and information services necessary to provide connected care services to the intended patient population. The program includes immediate reimbursement for telehealth equipment and services. See related slides on the program and overall information.

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant

Program deadline: July 13. USDA Rural Development offers support to help rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. See the application guide and related information.

HRSA Telehealth Network Grant

Program deadline: June 15. The US Department of Health and Human Services provides grants to promote rural tele-emergency services with an emphasis on tele-stroke, tele-behavioral health, and tele-emergency medical services. See related information.