The City has so far identified 85 eligible families – and the list could grow to about 5,000, de Blasio said.

The higher number factors in estimates of families of workers who sustained 9/11-related illnesses, said Councilman I. Daneek Miller (D-Queens), a prime sponsor of the legislation, who sat next to the mayor at the hearing and signing.

Newsday: https://www.newsday.com/news/new-york/de-blasio-bill-extends-911-health-coverage-1.41714598