Request for Proposals (RFPs)

The current filing window is for services beginning July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024.

CHA Broadband Services RFPs

FCC Rural Healthcare Program – Frequently Asked Questions

Service Provider Identification Number. Vendors will need to obtain a SPIN in order to participate in this program: Obtain a SPIN Complete the required sections to participate in the Rural Healthcare Program. (See block 18 the form 498) 

Proposals can be submitted via email: [email protected]

The FCC has many resources regarding the funding opportunities.  Click here for more information as well as the FAQs.

You can also find details on the USAC website.

CHA Broadband Services works with health care providers in CO, KS, MT, WY and NM.

Unfortunately, without an approved Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) and an approved USAC issued SPIN number, you will not be eligible to receive payments from USAC and therefore unable to participate until those approvals have been received. More information can be found here

You can find posted services:

Search by the Broadband Services HCP#17212. Click the Details link.

Important Dates

AUG 30: All member Service Agreements and USAC Letter of Agency’s are to be finalized prior to the following funding window.

SEPT. 30: Member inventory lists must be submitted to Broadband Services. These lists should include all current and new services starting July 1.

SEPT. 1 DEC. 31: RFPs are posted by Broadband Services. On average, USAC will post an RFP in 10-40 days. 

OCT. 1 JAN. 31: RFPs are evaluated with members and contracts are signed with service providers.

DEC. 1 MARCH 1: Broadband Services begins filing Form 462’s (the official application request for funding).

APRIL 1: Last day of the funding window.

JULY 1, JUNE 30: USAC funding year.


Broadband Services Team

Rob Jenkins, Senior Director: 720.330.6021

Sarah Zielinski, Program Manager: 720.330.6026

Linda Kuhrt, program Manager: 720.330.6013

Wendy Cann, Senior Accounting and Billing Specialist: 720.330.6054