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  • WTC Health ProgramZadroga ActVictim Compensation Fund

    Why We Encourage Everyone to Register Now, Even If They Are Healthy!

    By Michael Barasch

    Nearly two decades after 9/11, thousands of first responders and hundreds of thousands of survivors (people who were living, working, or attending school near Ground Zero) have still not registered with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. It is alarming that only 5% of the 400,000 9/11 survivor population has registered with the free World Trade Center […]

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  • What is the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program? What is the Process of Getting Certified?

    WTC Health Program

    What is the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program? What is the Process of Getting Certified?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The WTC Health Program provides medical monitoring and treatment for 9/11 related conditions. To get certified, you must first enroll in the program and provide one proof of presence affidavit or other presence document as well as pathology reports or medical records related to your 9/11 condition. To find out if your condition is 9/11 […]

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  • WTC Health Program

    WTC Health Program: Its Members and Conditions at a Glance

    By Michael Barasch

    The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010 established the WTC Health Program, and five years later, Congress reauthorized the program until 2090. Responders and survivors who register with the program get free health screenings and treatment for 9/11-related conditions. But, largely because of long latency periods for post-9/11 illnesses, many affected individuals […]

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