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The Rural Health Care Program (RHC): The Rural Health Care Program provides funding to eligible health care providers for telecommunications and broadband services necessary for the provision of health care.  Learn more about the FCC's Rural Health Care Program.

The Universal Services Administrative Company (USAC) is an independent, not-for-profit corporation designated by the FCC as the administrator of all universal service programs, including the Rural Health Care Program. USAC works to protect the integrity of universal service through information and educating program audiences, collecting and distributing contributions, and promoting program compliance. Information about the Rural Health Care Program, eligibility requirements, application procedures, and training opportunities (including webinars) are available at