Can I Amend My VCF Claim to Add a New Condition If I’ve Already Received an Award?
March 28, 2018
Not all 9/11-related illnesses and medical conditions make themselves known at the same time. Years can go by between the diagnosis of one condition and the diagnosis of a separate 9/11 illness or cancer. Additionally, new conditions continue to be certified as 9/11-related and thus eligible for treatment through the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) and compensation from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). As such, it is not unusual for 9/11 victim compensation claimants to learn new information or be diagnosed with additional conditions after they file their initial claim and receive an award from the 9/11 Victim… READ ARTICLE