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New York firefighters receiving more benefits

New York firefighters receiving more benefits

January 10, 2019 11:16 PM

New cancer benefits began this month for volunteer firefighters in New York State.

Since January 1, they've been able to receive help paying for medical costs associated with cancer. 

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Under the plan, most cancers are covered, and 110,000 firefighters qualify for the program. Lung cancer, mesothelioma and non-melanoma skin cancers are not covered under the program.

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