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The Leukemia/Bone Marrow Transplant Program of BC

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Financial Resources

Short Term Disability/Long Term Disability

You may be eligible for short term and/or long term disability benefits through your employer. Some employer-sponsored long term disability programs also require you to apply for Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) Disability as well as Long Term Disability. Please check with your Human Resources/Benefits Department to clarify coverage, timelines and application requirements. Your BMT social worker can help you with the application process and assist with acquiring the required medical documentation.

Extended Health Benefits

You may also be eligible for drug coverage under your extended health benefits through your employer. Check with your Human Resources/Benefits department to clarify coverage. You may also require medical documentation for coverage for some drugs.

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