FCC commissioner: Telehealth push is designed to aid low-income Americans

A Federal Communications Commission commissioner said in an interview that aired on Monday that the FCC’s newest telehealth program is aimed at aiding low-income Americans. “There’s actually an … unfortunate overlap between lack of broadband deployment in communities, low income, and poor health outcomes,” Brendan Carr told Hill. TV’s Buck Sexton in an interview conducted on Aug. 3, shortly after the Connected Care Pilot Program was approved.