42 CFR 88.9 - Application process - WTC survivors.

§ 88.9 Application process - WTC survivors.

(a)Application for status as a screening-eligible survivor. An application to the WTC Health Program based on the criteria in § 88.8(a) must be submitted with documentation of the applicant's location, presence or residence, and/or work activity during the relevant time period.

(1) Documentation may include but is not limited to: Proof of residence, such as a lease or utility bill; attendance roster at a school or daycare; or pay stub, other employment documentation, or written statement, under penalty of perjury, by an employer indicating employment location during the relevant time period; or similar documentation. The applicant must also attest to symptoms of a WTC-related health condition.

(2) An applicant who is unable to submit the required documentation must instead offer a written explanation of how he or she tried to obtain proof of location, presence, or residence, and/or work activity and why the attempt was unsuccessful. The applicant must attest, under penalty of perjury, that he or she meets the criteria specified in § 88.8.

(3) The applicant will be notified of any deficiencies in the application or the supporting documentation.

(b)Status as a certified-eligible survivor. No additional application is required for status as a certified-eligible survivor. If, based upon the screening-eligible survivor's initial health evaluation (see § 88.11), the WTC Health Program certifies the diagnosis of a WTC-related health condition, then the survivor will automatically receive the status of a certified-eligible survivor.

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Title 42 published on 07-Sep-2018 03:21

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 42 CFR Part 88 after this date.

  • 2018-08-17; vol. 83 # 160 - Friday, August 17, 2018
    1. 83 FR 41039 - World Trade Center Health Program; Petition 019—Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Finding of Insufficient Evidence
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      DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS
      Denial of petition for addition of a health condition.
      The Administrator of the WTC Health Program is denying this petition for the addition of a health condition as of August 17, 2018.
      42 CFR Part 88