- COVID-19 in Colorado – Telehealth for providers
- Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing: COVID-19 State of Emergency Changes to Telemedicine Services
- CMS.gov Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet
- CMS.gov Telehealth Benefits in Medicare are a Lifeline for Patients During Coronavirus Outbreak
USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program
Funding Available: $72 Million in Application Window 2
Application Deadline: July 13, 2020
Office of E-Health Innovation Telemedicine Funding
Funding Available: $2 Million
Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
COVID-19 Telehealth Program
Funding Available: $200 Million
Application Deadline: Funding determinations will be made on a rolling basis until program’s funds have been expended or the COVID-19 pandemic has ended.
Rural Health Care (RHC): Additional Relief Provided to HCPs Due to COVID-19
On March 26, 2020, the FCC released an Order, granting additional relief to Rural Health Care (RHC) Program participants to ensure that health care providers (HCPs) have the resources they need to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Connected Care Pilot Program
Funding Available: $100 Million
Application Deadline: Deadline has not been announced
- March 30, 2020: Chairman Pai Announces Plan for $200 Million COVID-19 Telehealth Program
- March 20, 2020: Health First Colorado Announces Telemedicine Changes
- March 18, 2020: FCC supported Telehealth and Remote Learning by Waiving Gift Rules in the Rural Health Care and E-Rate programs to make it easier for broadband providers to support telehealth and remote learning efforts during the pandemic. The waiver will allow healthcare providers, schools, and libraries to accept improved capacity, Wi-Fi hotspots, networking gear, or other equipment or services to support doctors and patients, teachers and students, and librarians and patrons during the coronavirus outbreak.
- March 13, 2020: FCC adopted an order to fully fund all Rural Health Care Funding for the current funding year with an additional $42.19 million – to help healthcare providers promote telehealth solutions during this outbreak.