Federal Tort Claims Act Health Center Policy Manual

The FTCA Health Center Policy Manual is the primary source for information on the FTCA program for Health Center Program grantees and related stakeholders. It has been updated to reflect recent amendments to the FTCA Health Center regulations, set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, part 6 (42 CFR part 6).

The updated FTCA Health Center Policy Manual supersedes PIN 2011-01, which consolidated and incorporated the content of various listed Policy Information Notices (PINs) and Program Assistance Letters (PALs). Accordingly, any references to the listed issuances that are found in other Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publications or guidance should be deemed as referring to the updated FTCA Health Center Policy Manual.

The FTCA Health Center Policy Manual will be amended, as needed, to incorporate future FTCA policy change and clarifications. While this FTCA Policy Manual is intended to be the principal Health Center Program resource on FTCA matters, please note that if there are any conflicts between its content and FTCA law as interpreted by the courts (including Federal statutes, regulations, and case law), the law prevails.