Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Updates

The Health Center Volunteer Health Professionals (VHP) Program has a statutory sunset date of October 1, 2022. Absent a legislative action to extend the program, FTCA will no longer accept VHP applications after August 31, 2022. All Notices of Deeming Action will reflect coverage end date of September 30, 2022.

New ECRI Guidance on FTCA for Healthcare Providers and Staff has been released. Topics include:

  • FTCA coverage
  • Deeming and site visits
  • Credentialing and privileging
  • Claims management
  • Risk management essentials
  • Quality improvement essentials
Published on 12/21/2021