Related to the Federal Tort Claims Act
The regulations listed below are the pertinent rules related to the Federal Tort Claims Act in Indian Country. The regulations are understandable to the layperson (for the most part) and are current as of April 1, 2009. They are part of Title 25, Chapter 5, of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Does FTCA coverage extend to individuals who provide health care services under a personal services contract providing services in a facility that is owned, operated, or constructed under the jurisdiction of the IHS? [PDF]
Does FTCA coverage extend to services provided under a staff privileges agreement with a non-IHS facility where the agreement requires a health care practitioner to provide reciprocal services to the general population? [PDF]
Does FTCA coverage extend to the contractor's health care practitioners providing services to private patients on a fee-for-services basis when such personnel (not the self-determination contractor) receive the fee? [PDF]
Are Federal employees assigned to a self-determination contractor under the Intergovernmental Personnel Act or detailed under section 214 of the Public Health Service Act covered to the same extent that they would be if working directly for a Federal agency? [PDF]
Does FTCA coverage extend to health care practitioners to whom staff privileges have been extended in contractor health care facilities operated under a self-determination contract on the condition that such practitioner provide health services to IHS beneficiaries covered by FTCA? [PDF]