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Revised as of December 4, 2012
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§ 54.604 Existing contracts.
(a) Existing contracts . A signed contract for services eligible for
support pursuant to this subpart between an eligible health care
provider as defined under § 54.601 and a telecommunications carrier
shall be exempt from the competitive bid requirements set forth in
§ 54.603(a) as follows:
(1) A contract signed on or before July 10, 1997 is exempt from the
competitive bid requirement for the life of the contract.
(b) For rural health care providers that take service under or pursuant
to a master contract, as defined in § 54.500(f), the date of execution
of that master contract represents the applicable date for purposes of
determining whether and to what extent the rural health care provider
is exempt from the competitive bid requirements.
(c) The competitive bid system will be deemed to be operational when
the Administrator is ready to accept and post FCC Form 465 from rural
health care providers on a website and that website is available for
use by telecommunications carriers.
[ 63 FR 2131 , Jan. 13, 1998; 63 FR 33586 , June 19, 1998, as amended at
63 FR 70572 , Dec. 21, 1998; 64 FR 22810 , Apr. 28, 1999; 71 FR 65750 ,
Nov. 9, 2006]
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