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Telehealth Initiatives

Telemedicine and Telehealth Grants

The Alabama Office of Primary Care and Rural Health (OPCRH) serves as a clearinghouse of information for telehealth grant funding opportunities and has also taken an active role in the Broadband Investment Plans for each of the 12 regions across the state.

Telemedicine and telehealth grants will be posted at the OPCRH Grant Opportunity page as they are released. For more information about telehealth grant opportunities and broadband initiatives, contact:

  • Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants - Teresa Hunkapillar, General Field Representative, AL/MS, USDA, teresa.hunkapillar@wdc.usda.gov or at (251) 943-3918
  • Connecting Alabama, the Broadband Initiative - Jessica Dent, Broadband Executive Director, Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA), jessica.dent@adeca.alabama.gov or at (334) 353-5682
  • Other Telehealth Initiatives - Rob Boyles, HIT Coordinator, OPCRH, robert.boyles@adph.state.al.us or at (334) 206-5425.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Medicare Learning Network has released the following publication about services furnished to eligible Medicare beneficiaries via a telecommunication system.

Telehealth Services - Rural Health Fact Sheet Series

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