Colorado Delegation Members Urge FCC to Grant Children’s Hospital Colorado Funding for Rapid Expansion of Telehealth
FCC Funding Would Help Limit Community Spread and Mitigate COVID-19 Impact on Patients
Apr 23, 2020Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D) and Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Doug Lamborn (R), Scott Tipton (R), Ken Buck (R), Jason Crow (D), and Joe Neguse (D) sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai and Wireline Competition Bureau Chief Kris Monteith requesting full consideration of Children’s Hospital Colorado’s application for the FCC COVID-19 Telehealth Program, which was authorized in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support the telehealth efforts of health care providers amid the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.