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Presumptively Compensable Expenses

December 18, 2020
Updated presumptively compensable expenses.
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ACH International Wire Transfer Form

December 18, 2020
New form for international wire transfers.
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Updated: Policies and Procedures and Associated Documents

December 18, 2020
VCF Policies and Procedures, as well as associated forms and resources have been updated.
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How to File an Amendment

December 18, 2020
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Email - Claims Management System Update

November 16, 2020

Email - Claims Management System Update - November 16, 2020

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Claim Status Definitions

November 16, 2020
Definitions of claim statuses used in the online claims management system.
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Updated: Compensation Decisions File and Definitions

October 19, 2020
The weekly Compensation Decisions file and associated definitions have been updated.
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Email - VCF Leadership Team

October 15, 2020

Email - VCF Leadership Team - October 15, 2020

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Additional Claims Management System Resources

October 1, 2020
Additional instructions have been added to our Claims Management System resource page on how to access and navigate the system.
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Email - VCF Claims Management System Update

September 21, 2020

Email - VCF Claims Management System Update - September 21, 2020

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Update: Claims Management System Acceptable Use Policy

September 21, 2020
The Acceptable Use Policy for the Claims Management System has been updated to include Chrome in the list of supported browsers.
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New FAQ regarding COVID-19-related cause of death translated

September 11, 2020
New FAQ regarding COVID-19-related cause of death translated to Spanish, Polish, and Chinese.
Messages from the Special Master

Message from the Special Master on the 19th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks

September 11, 2020
Dear Friends: This year, as we commemorate the 19th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, we do so with even heavier hearts as we see the added struggle of those with 9/11-related health conditions, and the particularly severe impact of COVID-19 in New York. We realize that in the months ahead, we are likely to see claims on behalf of those who have a 9/11-related condition and have suffered or died as a result of COVID-19. I want to take this opportunity to assure the 9/11 community that, as with all claims, we will review each case on its own facts in view of the laws governing the VCF. We have posted to our website a specific FAQ that explains how the VCF will evaluate claims where COVID-19 may have been a factor in an individual’s death, and we will be updating this information as needed.
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Updated VCF Overview Presentation

September 10, 2020
This presentation is for individuals who are filing a claim with the VCF, or for those who are interested in how the VCF operates.
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New FAQ regarding COVID-19-related cause of death

September 9, 2020
New FAQ 1.8 posted providing information on when the cause of death is COVID-19.
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New "How to File a Claim" Instructions

September 4, 2020
New and improved "How to File a Claim" page content posted in English, Spanish, Polish, and Chinese.
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Recent Registration and Claim Filing Deadline Updates Translated

August 27, 2020
Recent updates to our Registration and Claim Filing content, including updates to our FAQs, have been translated to Spanish, Polish, and Chinese.
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Update: Registration and Claim Filing Deadlines

August 6, 2020
There are two deadlines in the VCF’s claim filing process: a Claim Filing Deadline and a Registration Deadline. It is important to distinguish between the two and be aware of which applies to your individual circumstances.
Messages from the Special Master

Special Master’s Message—Clarification on VCF Registration and Claim Filing Deadlines

August 6, 2020

Dear Friends:  I wanted to reach out directly and clarify some confusion that has arisen in recent days about September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”) deadlines.   

There are two deadlines in the VCF’s claim filing process:  a Claim Filing Deadline and a Registration Deadline.  It is important to distinguish between the two and be aware of which applies to your individual circumstances.   

Messages from the Special Master

Special Master’s Message on the Anniversary of the Signing of the VCF Permanent Authorization Act

July 29, 2020
Today we mark the first anniversary of President Trump’s signing of H.R. 1327, the “Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.”
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Nuevo: Impacto del COVID-19 (Coronavirus) en las Operaciones del VCF

July 28, 2020
El VCF permanece operacional hasta el momento, aunque anticipamos retrasos en todas las áreas del procesamiento de reclamos. Por favor lea la información a continuación, y continúe chequeando nuestra página web para actualizaciones.
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Aktualizacja: Wpływ COVID-19 (Koronawirusa) na Działalność Funduszu VCF

July 28, 2020
Fundusz VCF kontynuuje obecnie działalność, choć można się spodziewać opóźnień w rozpatrywaniu wniosków. Prosimy o przeczytanie poniższych informacji, dostosowanie się do zaleceń oraz o sprawdzanie naszej strony w celu otrzymania aktualnych wiadomości.
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更新:COVID-19(新冠病毒)对VCF运作的影响

July 28, 2020
尽管我们预计在索赔处理的各个方面都会有所延迟,但VCF目前仍在运作。请阅读以下信息,并继续查看此网站以获取更新的信息。
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Update: Impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on VCF Operations

July 28, 2020
The VCF remains operational at this time, although we expect delays in all areas of claims processing. Please read the information below, and continue to check this website for updates.