Rural Health Care

Program Calendar

The following calendar lists important RHC Program deadlines as well as webinars and conferences the RHC Program team attends. For more information about any event listed below, please email us.

2016

January 1
First day to submit FCC Forms 461 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 465 (Telecom Program) and supporting documentation for FY2016

January 28
RHC 101 Webinar – An Introduction to the Rural Health Care Program
Online – hosted by USAC

March 2-4
Georgia Partnership for Telehealth Annual Conference
Jekyll Island, Georgia

March 21-23
Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC) Annual Conference
Seattle, WA

April 10-12
Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC) Telehealth Summit
Cambridge, MD

April 17-19
California Telehealth Resource Center (CalTRC) Telehealth Summit
San Diego, CA

May 14-17
American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Annual Meeting
Minneapolis, MN

June 1
Last day applicants may submit FCC Forms 462 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 466 (Telecom Program) and supporting documentation within the initial funding request filing period for FY2016

June 2
Deadline for posting FY2016FCC Forms 461 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 465 (Telecom Program) to receive full 12 months of funding (support is prorated for forms posted after this date)

June 30
Last day of FY2015 and last day to submit FCC Forms 462 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 466 (Telecom Program)

September 1
FY2016 second filing window period opens for FCC Forms 462 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 466 (Telecom Program). The second filing window is open from September 1, 2016 – November 30, 2017.

September 28-30
American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Fall Forum
New Orleans, LA

November 30
FY2016 second filing window period closes for FCC Forms 462 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 466 (Telecom Program).

December 1
No FY2016 FCC Forms 462 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 466 (Telecom Program) will be accepted from December 1, 2016 – January 31, 2017.

December 31
Last day to submit FCC Form 463 for Funding Year 2015 single-year funding commitments ending on June 30, 2016

2017

January 1
First day to submit FCC Forms 461 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 465 (Telecom Program) and supporting documentation for FY2017

February 1
FY2016 third filing window period opens for FCC Forms 462 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 466 (Telecom Program). The second filing window period is open from February 1, 2017 – April 30, 2017.

FY2017 initial filing window period opens for FCC Forms 462 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 466 (Telecom Program). The initial filing window period opens is open from February 1, 2017 – April 30, 2017.

April 30
FY2016 third filing window period closes for FCC Forms 462 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 466 (Telecom Program). Additional FY2016 filing window periods TBD.

FY2017 initial filing window period closes for FCC Forms 462 (HCF Program) and FCC Forms 466 (Telecom Program). Additional FY2017 filing window periods TBD.