Getting Started with Universal Service

Would you like us to help you take advantage of Universal Service Fund rebates? Contact us:

Jennifer Pierce, Telemedicine Manager email at: jennifer.pierce@narbha.org or (928) 214-2201

Eligible Health Care Provider Requirements

1. Be considered rural by the US Census Bureau, more info here.

2. Be a rural nonprofit or public health care provider of the following type:

  • post-secondary educational institiution offering health care instructions, teaching hospitals, and medical schools
  • community health center or health center providing health care to migrants
  • local health department or agency
  • community mental health center
  • not-for-profit hospital
  • rural health clinic
  • consortia of HCP's consisting of one or more of the above entities
  • dedicated emmergency department of a rural for-profit hospital
  • part-time eligible entity located in a facility that is ineligible

Eligible Services

  • DSL
  • ISDN
  • T1 or DS1
  • MPLS
  • Fractional T1
  • more