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Prepare for a 'Tsunami' of Long-COVID Disability Claims: 20% of Long-Haulers Will Be Too Sick to Return to Work
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Oct. 20, 2021

"If long-COVID patients, called long-haulers, file as expected, it could amount to an historic influx into the US's disability system. But claims require approval, and some insurance providers are already denying long-COVID claims, leaving it up to HR departments to consider other ways to protect their workers.... Attorney Andrew Kantor says the rejections are strategic and expected: 'Insurers are incentivized to deny righteous claims because there is very little risk to doing so.' "

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