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VCF adds cancers as covered illnesses

  • Zadroga ActVictim Compensation Fund9/11 Injuries

    Adding New Health Conditions to the World Trade Center Health Program and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

    By Michael Barasch

    There are currently 68 types of cancer and several respiratory illnesses presumed linked to the WTC toxins. The World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) provide free health care and compensation, respectively, for these 68 cancers and a host of respiratory illnesses. WTCHP also covers acute traumatic injuries, mental […]

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  • Victim Compensation Fund9/11 Injuries

    VCF Adds Rare Cancers as Covered Condition

    By Michael Barasch

    *** UPDATE: Since the date of this blog post, the deadline for filing a claim with the Victim Compensation Fund has been extended until December 18, 2020. *** As medical study has continued, following the reopening of the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) in 2011, several new diseases have been added to the list of covered […]

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