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To support your High Cost program needs, important resources are outlined in this section.

Visit the webpages below to get started:

  • Announcements: Includes information about the High Cost program.
  • Appeals & Audits: To ensure the highest level of program integrity, USAC conducts audits of beneficiaries. Learn more about these audits and how to appeal.
  • COVID-19 Response: Outlines temporary program changes made in response to the pandemic.
  • Forms and Filing Deadlines: Includes a detailed list of the High Cost filing deadlines and links to applicable forms and templates.
  • Fund Verification Reviews: Provides information on and resources for USAC’s compliance reviews.
  • Glossary of Terms: Provides definitions of common High Cost program terms and acronyms.
  • Rules & Orders: Provides links to the High Cost program rules and FCC orders that establish the funds that make up the High Cost program.
  • Tools: Provides public High Cost data, including support disbursement amounts and other funding tools. Participants can also track the submission and receipt of certifications.
  • Upcoming Dates: Includes monthly webinar and training dates, deadlines, and more.