USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Program
The Federal government is providing health systems and providers with a funding opportunity to help rural communities tap into the potential of telehealth. The USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) program awards up to $1 million to applicants that provide education or healthcare through telecommunications, including state and local governmental entities, federally recognized tribes, non-profits, for-profit businesses, and consortia of eligible entities.
Funds may be used for acquisition of eligible capital assets such as:
- Broadband transmission facilities
- Audio, video, and interactive video equipment
- Terminal and data terminal equipment
- Computer hardware, network components and software, inside wiring and similar infrastructure
- Acquisition of instructional programming, technical assistance, and instruction for using eligible equipment
Applications are due by July 13, 2020.
Thank you for your interest in learning more about federal funding opportunities for combating COVID‑19.
This is a great opportunity for health systems or their partner sites to pay for new telehealth services or add services to your existing program. InTouch Health is here to serve as your telehealth partner in helping you with the application process and the virtual care solution.
Watch our recent on-demand webinar.
Listen to Jordana Bernard, Director of Policy and Public Affairs at InTouch Health discuss the various funding opportunities and how to take advantage of them to start or grow your telehealth programs.
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