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FCC Extends Funding for Telehealth Services at Rural Medical Centers

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission announced it would maintain funding for telehealth services at rural hospitals that was scheduled to end June 30, Becker’s Hospital Review reports (Herman, Becker’s Hospital Review, 6/24). FCC will move forward with a rulemaking process in an attempt to make the funding permanent for the approximately 235 affected hospitals nationwide (Grand Island Independent, 6/26).