HRSA Announces 2017 FTCA Application Dates and Deadlines
On Monday HRSA released PAL 2016-03 following this month’s earlier announced application dates and deadlines for the CY 2017 FTCA deeming application process. The Electronic Handbook (EHB) will be open to receive new and redeeming applications on April 22, 2016. Redeeming applications for coverage in CY 2017 must be submitted by May 24, 2016. New deeming applications may be submitted at any time.
The notice also announced opening dates of FTCA technical assistance webinars as follows:
- General Information and Risk Management – March 31, 2016
- General Information and Credentialing and Privileging – April 6, 2016
- Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance, Professional Liability, and EHB Updates – April 7, 2016
While all of the dates have passed, the webinars are still available for viewing.
The link to the HRSA website information is http://bphc.hrsa.gov/ftca/healthcenters/hcappprocess.html.
If you would like additional information regarding the FTCA deeming process, please contact our Health Care practice group at Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP, www.ftlf.com or 202-466-8960. In addition, click here for information on our upcoming FTCA trainings.
Mr. Bree is a member of the New Jersey Bar and is not licensed in Washington, DC. His practice is limited to federal health care matters.