0.015 % of CARES Funding available for FCC Telehealth and USDA ReConnect

CARES Act Telecom Funding Includes $300M for FCC Telehealth, USDA ReConnect Program

The $2 trillion CARES Act signed into law by President Trump on Friday aims to address the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on a range of fronts and includes at least $300 million in funding for telecom programs. Specifically, the law includes $100 million for the USDA ReConnect program and $200 million for a one-time telehealth program to be administered by the FCC.