Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

Federal Torts Claims Act Deemed Facilities

Certain of facilities of Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center (BLHC), as a sub-grantee of Bronx-Lebanon Integrated Services, Inc. (BLISS), pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 254b, are Federally Qualified Health Center ("FQHC") sites. Some of the healthcare providers at these FQHC sites are deemed Public Health Service employees under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). BLHC is a "Federal Tort Claims Act ("FTCA") Deemed" facility in connection with services provided at these FQHC sites, which means BLHC is insured by the federal government for actions within its FQHC scope. Additional information may be obtained from the FQHC site administrator and on our website at www.bronx-leb.org.