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2016 USAC Federal Poverty Guidelines

USAC has released the 2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines. These guidelines are critical to ETCs and distributors of lifeline because they affect eligibility. These guidelines are typically released annually at the end of January. USAC’s original publication can be found here.

2016 Federal Poverty Guidelines – 135%

The Federal Poverty Guidelines are an important part of determining eligibility for potential Lifeline recipients. It is also important to ensure that any additional state guidelines and other eligibility requirements are met as part of the eligibility and enrollment process. Please reference your individual state and FCC requirements for additional information.

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Jordan Majkszak2016 USAC Federal Poverty Guidelines

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