FTCA Deeming Notice

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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: gcgl@hhs.gov

  

Watts Healthcare now provides COVID-19 drive-up testing by appointment only. Please call to schedule your appointment at 323-564-4331. Monday – Friday from

8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

Watts Healthcare esta haciendo la PRUEBA COVID-19 por auto-servicio con citas solamente. Por favor llame para programar una cita a 323-564-4331. Lunes – Viernes

8:30 am – 4:30 pm.

If you have Kaiser Health Plan, please contact Kaiser for testing options as Watts Healthcare is not authorized to test Kaiser patients.

Si tiene un Plan de salud de Kaiser, comuniquese con Kaiser para conocer las opciones de prueba, ya que Watts Healthcare no esta autorizado para evaluar a los pacientes de Kaiser.

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