Rules and Requirements
Service provider requirements based on Lifeline program rules are outlined in this section.
Lifeline program rules: 47 C.F.R. Sections 54.400-423 are the rules governing the federal Lifeline program.
Learn more about service provider requirements related to:
- Appeals and audits,
- Forms and annual filings,
- Minimum service standards,
- FCC orders as well as any active disaster relief, and
- Record keeping.
USAC can help service providers understand Lifeline program rules, but there is no replacement for reading the FCC’s Lifeline program rules in full.