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What types of expenses are crime victims compensated for?
According to the Victim Compensation Program Guidelines, at a minimum, the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) requires states to award compensation for medical expenses, mental health counseling, lost wages, and funeral expenses when they are attributable to a compensable crime.
For more information regarding expenses covered in your State, please contact your State Victim Compensation Program.
Last Updated: 9/13/2012
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