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  • Where Can I Get Treatment From the WTC Health Program?

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    Where Can I Get Treatment From the WTC Health Program?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The World Trade Center Health Program offers treatment nationwide for a long list 9/11-related conditions. Care is provided at no cost to 9/11 responders and survivors, and responders can take part is yearly health screenings even if they are not sick. It seems like a good deal, but where exactly do you need to go […]

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  • If I Join the WTC Health Program, Can I Keep Seeing My Personal Doctor?

    WTC Health Program

    If I Join the WTC Health Program, Can I Keep Seeing My Personal Doctor?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The answer to this is a little complicated. In general the program only covers treatment by program doctors at the Centers of Excellence or through the Nationwide Provider Network. This requirement is sometimes waived if a condition requires treatment not offered through the program or if a patient is mid-treatment for a serious condition when […]

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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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  • What is the Zadroga Act and What Does it Cover?

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    What is the Zadroga Act and What Does it Cover?

    By Lila Nordstrom

    The Zadroga Act is the shorthand many people use to refer to the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. This bill, signed into law in 2010, established the two federal health programs that serve the 9/11 community. The programs were initially only funded for five years, but the health program was permanently extended in […]

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