Navigation Links
U.S. Labor Department Increases Claim Assistance for Energy Workers
Date:2/12/2008

Resource centers offer new services to energy workers

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor has announced enhanced services to assist nuclear weapons industry workers with medical bill payments and related travel expense reimbursement. The department's resource centers will now work one-on-one with claimants and health care providers to facilitate medical benefits delivery under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). To date, more than $190 million has been paid in medical benefits under this program.

"These new services will make it much easier for workers and their families to access the medical benefits and travel expense reimbursements they are entitled to," said U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao.

Specifically, resource center staff now will serve as the primary point of contact for energy employees and their families who seek assistance with their medical benefits. Knowledgeable staff members will assist with EEOICPA medical benefits card usage, form completion and paperwork processing, as well as the travel expense compensation process. Resource center personnel also will have access to the computerized medical bill pay system to assist health care providers with the enrollment process.

Earlier this month, a letter alerted all EEOICPA claimants eligible for medical benefits under the act's Part E to the new resource center role.

Resource centers are based in 11 locations nationwide, and provide in-person and telephone-based assistance. To locate the nearest resource center, call 866-888-3322 toll-free.

U.S. Department of Labor releases are accessible on the Internet at http://www.dol.gov. The information in this news release will be made available in alternate format (large print, Braille, audio tape or disc) from the COAST office upon request. Please specify which news release when placing your request at 202-693-7828 or TTY 202-693-7755. The Labor Department is committed to providing America's employers and employees with easy access to understandable information on how to comply with its laws and regulations. For more information, please visit http://www.dol.gov/compliance.


'/>"/>
SOURCE U.S. Department of Labor
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Europes Columbus laboratory leaves Earth
2. Charles River Laboratories International Board Member Should Use Sarbanes-Oxley Disclosure Rules in Non-Profit Role, Asserts 1199 SEIU
3. Congressman Hoekstra Tours Holland Pathology Laboratory; Learns Vital Role In Patient Care
4. Collaboration needed for strengthening medical research in Europe
5. VWR International Publishes New Laboratory Casework and Technical Furniture Catalog
6. Pennsylvania Attorney General Approves Vincentian Collaborative System-Marian Manor Integration
7. MNA Director of Organizing Named President of The Labor Guild
8. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. to Market Generic Protonix(R)
9. Labor Board Issues Complaint Against Resurrection Health Care
10. Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine and Crozer-Keystone Health System Collaborate to Provide Comprehensive Kidney Care
11. Two Hospitals Collaborate to Give Baby With Rare Heart Condition the Best Chance at Life
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... Hamlin Dental Group and ... they are sponsoring a raffle. Throughout the month of February, patients who visit Hamlin ... gift card for a dinner for two at the Cheesecake Factory. , Tickets ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... , ... February 23, 2017 , ... Dr. David Mahon ... Henderson, NV 89052. Dr. Mahon was named a 2017 Top Patient Rated Henderson ... is an online directory that recognizes local physicians and dentists who have earned high ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... ... community for those in the fight against cancer, has produced a seminal study ... HRA will release top-line findings in a webinar, Defining Compassionate Care Through ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... February 23, 2017 , ... Top cosmetic and periodontal dentist ... program today with a new Indiegogo campaign . Individuals are now able to ... the Los Angeles area, either as a participating patient or through an Indiegogo donation. ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... Carlos Gutierrez has lived his spiritual life ... evolve, which is the purpose of everyone in this universe. As Gutierrez sees the ... Balboa Press) attempts to guide readers to expand one’s spiritual life. , “Our Spiritual ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/23/2017)... 23, 2017 LG Innotek today announced that the company ... As its sterilization performance is 1.5 times higher than the competitor,s ... rays in the range of 200 -- 280nm, allowing it to be ... destroying their DNA. LG Innotek,s product emits UV in the range ... Until ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global ... 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Cardiac Prosthetic Devices Market is ... next decade to reach approximately $8.9 billion by 2025. ... the given segments on global as well as regional levels presented ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... February 23, 2017 Tillotts Pharma ... Berlin office was opened in ... . The portfolio includes Entocort ® for the ... treatment of ulcerative colitis, and VistaPrep ® for ... Swiss specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: