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9/11 Benefits Lawyer

Can I Get Reimbursed for Medical Expenses That I Paid out-of-Pocket and Were Not Covered by the WTC Health Program or Reimbursed by My Insurance?

By Troy Rosasco

If you are seeking compensation for the expenses and impacts you incurred because of exposure to the toxic substances present at the terrorist attack sites on 9/11 from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF), can you get reimbursed for medical expenses you paid out-of-pocket that neither the WTC Health Program nor your insurance covered? […]

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Why You Should Be Treated By The World Trade Center Health Program And How It Can Help Your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Claim

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you have been diagnosed with a 9/11 related illness through a private doctor it is recommended to also be monitored by the World Trade Center Health Program regularly. You can still see your private doctor even if you are attending the World Trade Center Health Program. When the VCF reviews your claim, they will want to confirm that your illness has been certified as 9/11 related. The certification process is done through the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). By attending the World Trade Center Health Program, they can help you with this process. They know the proper protocol and paperwork that needs to be submitted to NIOSH in order to request this certification on your behalf.

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Posted under: Illnesses Covered, Survivors, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility