PSC Opens Application Window For $1.5 Million In Telehealth Funding
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PSC OPENS APPLICATION WINDOW FOR
$1.5 MILLION IN TELEHEALTH FUNDING
Lincoln, April4, 2022 – Nebraska’s Health Care Providers (HCPs)
have until June 23 to apply to receive FY2022 support from the
Nebraska Public Service Commission’s (PSC), Nebraska Telehealth
On March 28, the Commission approved an Order (NUSF-57 P.O.7),
opening the application window and allocating $1.5 million per
fiscal year from the Nebraska Universal Service Fund (NUSF) for the
Nebraska Telehealth program.
“These past few years have demonstrated the important role
telemedicine and virtual medical services play for our healthcare
community and our citizens,” said Commission Chair Dan
Watermeier.“Our program is designed to supplement federal
dollars being used to provide and improve these vital services
To be eligible for state NUSF Telehealth program support applicants
are required to demonstrate participation in the Healthcare Connect
Fund (HCF) a subprogram of the Federal Communication
Commission’s Rural Health Care program.
Commissioner Watermeier said, “We believe the need for this
supplemental support with $1.5 million available we would
encourage all eligible entities to apply.”
Deb Collins- Media & Communications Mgr.