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Deeming Notice/ Federal Tort Claims Act

Aria Community Health Center, 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.

This health center receives U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

According to the FTCA requirements, medical malpractice claims against the health center 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
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the General Counsel
General Law Division
Claims and Employment Law Branch
330 C Street, SW
Attention: CLAIMS
Switzer Building, Suite 2600
Washington, DC 20201
Fax No.: 202-619-2922
HHS-FTCA-Claims@hhs.gov

Aviso de consideración/Ley Federal de Reclamos por Agravio

Aria Community Health Center, un Centro de Centro de Salud con Calificación Federal (FQHC, por sus siglas en inglés), es considerado por la Oficina de Atención Primaria de la Salud del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los EE. UU. como un empleado federal a efectos de reclamaciones por negligencia médica y, como tal, calificado para protección bajo la Ley Federal de Reclamos por Agravio.

Este centro de salud recibe fondos del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los EE. UU. (HHS) y tiene un estatus considerado por el Servicio Federal de Salud Pública (PHS) con respecto a ciertos reclamos de salud o relacionados con la salud, incluidos los reclamos por negligencia médica, para sí mismo y sus personas cubiertas.

De acuerdo con los requisitos de la FTCA, las reclamaciones por negligencia médica contra el centro de salud son revisadas y/o litigadas por el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los EE. UU. Una persona que tenga un reclamo contra el centro de salud debe presentar un reclamo administrativo ante el Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los EE. UU. en la siguiente dirección:

Office of the General Counsel
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the General Counsel
General Law Division
Claims and Employment Law Branch
330 C Street, SW
Attention: CLAIMS
Switzer Building, Suite 2600
Washington, DC 20201
Fax No.: 202-619-2922
HHS-FTCA-Claims@hhs.gov