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How to Claim Medical Expenses

January 5, 2021
Updated instructions on claiming medical expenses.
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Third Party Verification Form

January 5, 2021
Updated form used to verify third parties, such as employers or volunteer organizations.
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How to File an Amendment

December 18, 2020
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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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Document Checklist - Personal Injury

December 18, 2020
Updated Document Checklist for Personal Injury claims.
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Document Checklist - Deceased Claim

December 18, 2020
Updated Document Checklist for Deceased claims.
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ACH International Wire Transfer Form

December 18, 2020
New form for international wire transfers.
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VCF Medical Expense Worksheet

December 18, 2020
Updated medical expense worksheet.
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Presumptively Compensable Expenses

December 18, 2020
Updated presumptively compensable expenses.
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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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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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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VCF Hard Copy Claim Form

June 15, 2020
Updated hard copy claim form for those without the ability to submit their claim via our online claims management system.
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Victim Presence Statement

June 5, 2020

The VCF has just posted two new Presence Statement forms to the website: the Victim Presence Statement and the Witness Presence Statement.  These forms should be used for those claims where affidavits are being submitted in support of presence.  Both forms include detailed instructions on how to complete the forms, and how to submit them to the VCF once they are completed. 

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