FTCA Deeming Notice

FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT

Watts Healthcare Corporation, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), is deemed by the Bureau of Primary Health Care of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to be a federal employee for purposes of medical malpractice claims and, as such, qualified for protection under the Federal Tort Claims Act.

According to the FTCA requirements, medical malpractice claims Watts Healthcare Corporation are reviewed and/or litigated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. An individual who has a claim against the health center is to file an administrative claim with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at the following address:

Office of the General Counsel

General Law Division Claims and Employment Law Branch

330 Independence Avenue, SW, Suite 2600

Washington, D.C., 20201

Attention: CLAIMS

Phone No.: 202-233-0233

Fax No.: 202-691-2035

Email: [email protected]

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