GAO: National Broadband Strategy Would Improve Telehealth Access

By Cara Smith / June 1, 2022 at 11:49 AM
The Government Accountability Office calls for the White House to synchronize the over 100 federal programs that aim to expand broadband access to rural areas and other locations with limited or no access to internet, and to ask for congressional help if necessary. Without a national plan, GAO said, the federal government could miss the chance to expand internet and increase access to essential services, like telehealth. Although federally sponsored broadband programs overlap in their goal of expanding internet access,...

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