If you have received an Option 1 or Option 2 Disease claim payment and your symptoms/disease has progressed,
you can apply for Increased Severity, before the June 3, 2019 deadline. If you qualify, you will be eligible to receive
the difference between your original approved amount and the Increase Severity Level amount.
If your Disease claim was approved as on Option 1, (such as ACTD) you can qualify fo Increase Severity, if your
condtion worsens, such that you qualify for Disability Level A. A claimaint, who received an Option 1 disability level
B or C, can only receive an increase severity Level A.
If you Disease claim was approved as an Option 2, you can qualify for Increased Severity, if your condition worsens
to any other higher paying disease claim in Option 2 or disablity level. Example: If you were approved for an Option
2 GCTS claim, you can submit a Lupus (SLE) claim, if you have enough symptoms to meet the Lupus criteria.