The Department of Health and Human Services is the payer of last resort, which means CICP covers what remains unpaid or unpayable by other third parties, e.g., health insurance.
If eligible, you may be compensated for the following types of expenses:
The unreimbursed medical items or services used to treat a covered countermeasure injury may qualify for reimbursement.
Please note: These items and services must be reasonable and necessary, and not fully paid or reimbursed by insurance or government programs such as Medicaid or Veterans Benefits.
Lost Employment Income
If you were unable to work because of a covered countermeasure injury, you may qualify for lost employment income.
Please note: You must have been unable to work for more than 5 days to receive benefits.
Benefits to the Estate
If an individual injured as a result of a covered countermeasure dies (regardless of the cause of death) before CICP has paid all medical and/or lost employment income benefits due, the individual’s estate (through its representative) may be eligible to receive those benefits.
Survivor Death Benefits
If the person who was administered or used the covered countermeasure dies as a result of his/her injuries, then certain survivors may be eligible for death benefits.