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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, September 2, 2020

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day’s Regulatory Mix: The FCC, Department of Health, and Department of Agriculture Team Up for Rural Health, The FTC Signs Antitrust Cooperation Framework with Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom

rural healthcareThe FCC, Department of Health, and Department of Agriculture Team Up for Rural Health

The FCC announced that it has partnered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Rural Telehealth Initiative, a joint effort to collaborate and share information to address health disparities, resolve service provider challenges, and promote broadband services and technology to rural areas in America.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix: FCC Increases Rural Health Care Funding, FCC to Fully Fund E-Rate Requests, FCC Issues NAL for Failing to Respond to USAC, FCC’s Pai Reacts To Supreme Court Robocall Decision

rural healthcareFCC Increases Rural Health Care Funding

The FCC’ Wireline Competition Bureau has directed the Universal Service Administrative Company, which administers the FCC’s Rural Health Care Program, to carry forward up to $197.98 million in unused funds from prior funding years to the extent necessary to satisfy funding year 2020 demand for the Program. Read More

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Checking In @ The FCC – The December Open Meeting

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, January 8, 2016

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The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Briefing.

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The FCC is seeking comment on a petition for rulemaking filed by the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition, California Telehealth Network, New England Telehealth Consortium, Health Information Exchange of Montana, Utah Telehealth Network, Colorado Telehealth Network, and Southwest Telehealth Access Grid.

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