Sandhills Medical Foundation, Inc. is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a
deemed Public Health Service employer under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal PHS deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).