Why are psychological conditions covered by the World Trade Center Health Program but not the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund?

By Hansen & Rosasco

When the original 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund was debated in Congress in 2001, the issue of whether or not to cover psychological conditions, such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression and similar conditions, was hotly debated. At the end of this debate, members of Congress made the decision to provide victim compensation only for […]

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