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Claim Management System Update

December 17, 2018

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

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Appointment of a Personal Representative

December 15, 2018
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Law Firm Meeting Notes and Updated Policies and Procedures.

December 14, 2018

Updated Policy and Procedures document posted with accompanying notes emailed to law firms.

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Law Firm Meeting Notes

August 21, 2018

Notes posted from the August 15, 2018 VCF conference call with law firms.

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Claim Management System Update

July 30, 2018

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

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WTC Health Program Disability Evaluation Process

July 12, 2018
The VCF has worked with the WTC Health Program to implement a disability evaluation process, which is designed to help provide qualifying claimants with a disability determination for an eligible condition in order to support an economic loss award in a VCF claim.
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NYCERS and NYSLRS Pension Worksheet

June 4, 2018
Submit with your claim if the victim worked for an agency that is a part of NYCERS or NYSLRS and is claiming loss of pension benefits.
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Law Firm Meeting Notes

May 2, 2018

Notes posted from the April 25, 2018 VCF conference call with law firms.

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Claim Management System Update

March 19, 2018

Law Firm Tip Sheet posted for recent enhancements made to the Online Claims System.

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Law Firm Meeting Notes

December 19, 2014

Notes from December 15, 2014 VCF conference call with law firms posted.

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Law Firm Meeting Notes and Medical Expense Worksheet.

November 7, 2014

Notes from November 3, 2014 VCF conference call with law firms and new Medical Expense Worksheet posted.

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Law Firm Meeting Notes

September 18, 2014

Notes from September 15, 2014 VCF conference call with law firms posted.

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Law Firm Reminders

August 15, 2014

Important reminders for law firms posted.

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Law Firm Training

May 16, 2014

 Materials reviewed at the May 14, 2014 Claims Management System training for Law Firm Users.

 

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CMS Enhancements

May 5, 2014

Updates made to the Claims Management System:

  • New functionality available to Amend Claims.
  • Update made so that Claimant Search will no longer show the default claim if "Enter" is clicked when searching.
  • Online claim forms updated to include Prostate Cancer and revised WTC Health Program definitions of Rare Cancer and Childhood Cancer.
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Law Firm Meeting Notes

April 2, 2014

Materials reviewed at the March 26, 2014 law firm meeting:

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Important Reminders for Law Firms

October 23, 2013

Updated important reminders for law firms (originally posted on June 17, 2013).

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ACH Payment Information Form

October 1, 2013
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Exhibit A

October 1, 2013
Authorization for release of medical records. Exhibit A must be mailed to the VCF with original signatures.
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Exhibit A - Deceased Individuals

October 1, 2013
Authorization for release of medical records. Exhibit A must be mailed to the VCF with original signatures.
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Exhibit E

October 1, 2013
Notice of Filing for Deceased Individuals
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