THYROID CANCER NOW COVERED BY THE COLORADO FIREFIGHTER HEART AND CANCER BENEFITS TRUST

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THYROID CANCER NOW COVERED BY THE COLORADO FIREFIGHTER HEART AND CANCER BENEFITS TRUST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 23 August, 2022 08:15:05 THYROID CANCER NOW COVERED BY THE COLORADO FIREFIGHTER HEART AND CANCER BENEFITS TRUST Program addition is a win-win for firefighters and employers addressing cancer risk in the fire service DENVER – August 23, 2022 – The Colorado Firefighter Heart and Cancer Benefits (CFHC) Trust Committee has voted to […]

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Breast Cancer Now Covered by the Colorado Firefighter Trust

The Colorado Firefighter Heart and Cancer Benefits (CFHC) Trust Committee voted unanimously to add breast cancer coverage for all firefighters beginning January 1, 2021. The discussion around the adoption of breast cancer began after a firefighter appealed the denial of a breast cancer claim. Previously, breast cancer was not one of the five types of […]

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Cancer: “On-the-Job” Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Discussion of provisions SB17-214 subsection 13 regarding treatment as on the job illness or injury There is definitely confusion surrounding this issue so we will clarify our understanding. The issue seems to come up when the phrase “ON-THE-JOB INJURY OR ILLNESS” is taken only in reference to one sentence and outside the context of the […]

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