Can I Get Reimbursed for Past Medical Expenses That Were Not Covered by the WTC Health Program?
May 31, 2017
The WTC Health Program (WTCHP) provides free health screenings, medical monitoring, and treatment for 9/11 emergency responders and others who have been diagnosed with a covered condition under the WTCHP and have had their conditions certified as 9/11-related by a WTCHP physician. But often, those suffering from a 9/11-related illness, injury, or other condition will have incurred significant medical expenses prior to their participation in the WTCHP. Such out-of-pocket medical costs can be reimbursed as part of your award of compensation from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), but only if you provide the VCF with the detailed documentation and… READ ARTICLE