SHLB Implores FCC to Provide Emergency Relief for 2017 Rural Health Care Program Applicants

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The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition, a broad-based membership organization that includes health providers and telehealth networks, including the California Telehealth Network (CTN), has filed an emergency petition with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) asking that it waive the Rural Health Care (RHC) program’s $400 million funding cap and fully fund qualified applications until the open rulemaking proceeding to reform the program concludes.

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