11/16: The Virginia Garcia McMinnville site is closed for the remainder of the day. Our team will reach out to reschedule appointments this may affect. We will open again tomorrow with regular hours.

As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center is eligible for Federal Torts Claim Acts (FTCA) medical malpractice liability protection. As such, Virginia Garcia is a Health Center Program grantee, under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and Virginia Garcia providers are deemed federal employees, with resultant coverage under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for actions within the scope of deemed employment, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

Claims or notice of medical malpractice claims should be submitted by a claimant to the Office of General Counsel at the following address:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the General Counsel General Law Division
Claims and Employment Law Branch
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
330 C Street, SW
Attention: CLAIMS Switzer Building, Suite 2600
Washington, D.C., 20201

HHS-FTCA-Claims@hhs.gov
(202) 691-2369
(202) 619-2922 (fax)

Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center