Effective January 1, 2019, any fire district, department, or company that has an eligible volunteer firefighter must show proof of insurance coverage that meets the requirements of the N.Y. Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Law or show satisfactory proof of the ability to pay such compensation to ensure adequate coverage for all eligible volunteers.
New York volunteer firefighters are eligible for coverage if they:
Firefighters: We've got the need-to-know New York cancer coverage details and have explained how they could impact your fire department and your volunteers.
Insurance agents: Here's what the N.Y. Volunteer Firefighter Enhanced Cancer Disability Law means for your insureds + how to get them coverage.
For questions or more information please call Keith Brandstedter at 800.233.1957.