The Rural Health Care Program is hosting an online webinar series to help those thinking of applying to the HCF Program or Telecommunications Program.

Each webinar will cover important milestones, discuss what information is on each form and offer a step-by-step walkthrough of each form. Sign up for one or all the webinars below:

Training Series Schedule

  • Wednesday, March 15, 1 p.m. CDT/noon MDT
    RHC 101: An Introduction to the RHC ProgramRegister
    During this webinar, you’ll learn about the funding available through the RHC Healthcare Connect Fund and Telecom Programs, the differences between the programs, how to apply, and tips for successful participation.
  • Wednesday, March 22, 1 p.m. CDT/noon MDT
    Eligibility Forms: FCC Form 460 and FCC Form 465Register
    The first form in the RHC Program Application process determines your site’s eligibility; this webinar covers the FCC Form 460 (HCF Program) and the eligibility portion of the FCC Form 465 (Telecom Program).
  • Wednesday, April 5, 1 p.m. CDT/noon MDT
    Request for Services Forms: FCC Form 461 and FCC Form 465Register
    The FCC Form 461 (HCF Program) and FCC Form 465 (Telecom Program) lets USAC know your service needs and allows you to request bids from service providers.
  • Wednesday, April 19, 1 p.m. CDT/noon MDT
    Funding Request Forms: FCC Form 462 and FCC Form 466Register
    The Funding Request Form (FCC Form 462 for the HCF Program and FCC Form 466 for the Telecom Program) lets USAC know what services were selected through the competitive bidding process and certifies that they were the most cost-effective option.
  • Wednesday, June 7, 1 p.m. CDT/noon MDT
    Funding Request Forms: FCC Form 462 and FCC Form 466Register
    This webinar will be the same information as the April 19 webinar, but can suffice as a good refresher for those looking to get their funding request in by the close of the funding request filing window period on June 30, 2017.