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Change Criteria for Certain Applicaitons

Category:LEGISLATION
Sub-Category:CANADA PENSION
Resolution Number:600.90.26
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Province:
Year:2000
Status:Open
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Minister of Human Resources Development Canada to change the criteria used by CPP Disability when reviewing applications of persons with Fibromyalgia such that the criteria for classification of Fibromyalgia established by the American College of Rheumatology" be the standard diagnostic tool.FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Health Canada's Subcommittee on Fibromyalgia, that Health Canada and Human Resources Development Canada accept the diagnosis of Fibromyalgia by a rheumatologist as a valid disease state.FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges Human Resources Development Canada to mandate that CPP show just cause for denying a Fibromyalgia application in this diagnosis alone."

 

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