The list of health conditions eligible for coverage under the WTC Health Program (List of WTC-Related Health Conditions) is below. The List of WTC-Related Health Conditions may be amended by the WTC Program Administrator to include other health conditions as more information is learned about the relationship of 9/11 terrorist site exposures and those health conditions.
Note: The information on this page reflects the language found in the Federal laws and regulations that govern the WTC Health Program. It has been formatted for viewing on the Web and organized alphabetically for ease of use. If you are interested in seeing the laws and regulations in their original format, this and other information on the WTC Health Program can be found on our Law and Regulations page.
Aerodigestive Disorders (Airways and Digestive Disorders)
Chronic cough syndrome
Chronic respiratory disorder—fumes/vapors
Gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD)
Interstitial lung diseases
Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS)
Sleep apnea exacerbated by or related to another condition described in the list of aerodigestive disorders
(Note: A list of the cancers covered by the WTC Health Program and included on the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions can be found on the Covered Cancers page.)
Mental Health Conditions
Acute stress disorder
Anxiety disorder (not otherwise specified)
Depression (not otherwise specified)
Generalized anxiety disorder
Major depressive disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
(Limited to responders who received any treatment for a WTC-related musculoskeletal disorder on or before September 11, 2003, and meaning chronic or recurrent disorder of the musculoskeletal system caused by heavy lifting or repetitive strain on the joints or musculoskeletal system occurring during rescue or recovery efforts in the New York City disaster area in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.)
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
Low back pain
Other musculoskeletal disorders
Other health conditions determined to result from the treatment or progression of an underlying certified WTC-related health condition may be certified as "health conditions medically associated with a WTC-related health condition.