Rural Health Care

Funding Information

The Rural Health Care (RHC) Program has an annual cap of $400 million in total support available for telecommunications and broadband funding for the Telecommunications and Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF) programs. Commitments refer to approved funding that is estimated based on health care provider (HCP) funding requests and are subject to change after USAC review of forms.

View funding information for the HCF Program.

Funding Commitments (as of April 30, 2016)

$400 Million Cap for Total RHC Program Funding

FY2013

FY2014

FY2015

FY2016

Total Funding Requests Received
(Telecom and HCF Programs)

$189,567,807

$256,692,909

$267,862,477

$24,918,774

Total Commitments Made
(Telecom and HCF Programs)

$178,987,170

$239,211,247

$212,896,962

$0

 

Total Funding Requests Received
(Telecom Program)

$140,751,369

$153,761,778

$182,281,225

$19,737,088

 

Total Commitments Made
(Telecom Program)

$130,278,024

$136,280,116

$144,296,821

$0

Funding Disbursements (as of April 30, 2016)

Telecom Program Disbursements

FY2013

FY2014

FY2015

FY2016

Total Disbursements Made
(Telecom Program)

$126,277,416

$132,555,356

$69,600,938

$0

Telecom Program Funding Requests

FY2013

FY2014

FY2015

FY2016

Total Number of Funding Requests Received
(Telecom Program)

11,538

6,462

5,257

453