February 13, 2018
Submitted electronically to the Federal Communications Commission’s website: https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/
Re: [WC Docket Nos. 17–287, 11–42, 09–197; FCC 17–155]
We the undersigned, representing health plans that serve millions of Medicaid enrollees through managed care organizations, are writing to express our serious concerns about the direction of proposed rule “Bridging the Digital Divide for Low-Income Consumers; Lifeline and Link Up Reform and Modernization; Telecommunications Carriers Eligible for Universal Service Support,” released on November 16, 2017 with a comment period extended to February 17, 2018. Our member health plans have partnered with states to improve the health and well-being of their members who rely upon the Medicaid program.