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
'/>"/>

SOURCE U.S. Department of Labor
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

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:10/1/2014)... 2014) Despite a policy focus on expanding ... this vulnerable population continues to have significant dental ... Journal of the American Dental Association , researchers ... University School of Dental Medicine report on the ... oral care provided by caregivers to adults with ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Familylifeinsurancequotes.org has released a new blog ... citizens. , Senior citizens can qualify for affordable ... to seniors who are over 50 years old. Some ... a medical examination. , Term life insurance with a ... can qualify. Having life insurance during retirement is important ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Insuranceragents.info ... find a good life insurance plan for vulnerable family ... for vulnerable family members. Providers in the family should ... will cause financial hardships for the rest of the ... of policies. Families can benefit more from temporary coverage ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Lifeinsurance-policy.com has released a new blog ... prices for smokers. , Smoking will always have a ... is the best method to find affordable coverage. Insurance ... need coverage. , Whole life insurance premiums will ... Since the coverage is permanent, the initial rates ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Phoseon Technology, the pioneer in developing ... the business worldwide. This rapid growth includes increased hiring ... manufacturing efforts. The company has experienced average annual growth ... expects this growth to continue in the future as ... adoption. , “We are very pleased that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:To improve oral health of adults with developmental disabilities, support caregivers 2Health News:To improve oral health of adults with developmental disabilities, support caregivers 3Health News:Affordable Term Life Insurance - Senior Citizens Can Qualify for Coverage! 2Health News:Life Insurance for Families - Clients Can Compare Affordable Rates Online! 2Health News:Affordable Whole Life Insurance Premiums for Smokers! 2Health News:Phoseon Technology Continues to Drive Growth Worldwide 2
... too, DENVER, Jan. 30 With the high ... want to heed advice,from two of the country,s leading ... speeches and pep rallies leading up to February 5, ... trail such as cheering,supporters, political pundits, and media analysts, ...
... Regional Healthcare System has,selected TransUnion,s Healthcare Revenue Cycle ... streamline administration of its charity,care policy., The ... hospital,system with campuses in Elyria, Amherst, and Avon, ... has served the needs of Lorain County and,greater ...
... 30 Sports and,nutritional product manufacturer, Natural Nutrition ... today a forward split of,its common stock. Each ... for every four shares owned as of the ... of record as of February 8, 2008, will ...
... stimulation (DBS) surgery, which is used to treat Parkinsons ... for its potential to treat a variety of conditions. ... to treat cluster headaches and aggressiveness in humans, and ... new study found that hypothalamic DBS performed in the ...
... Control No Matter Where,You Live, WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 ... the #1 Asthma Capital(TM) -- the most,challenging place to live ... Foundation of America (AAFA)., Since 2004, AAFA has conducted ... in America and to rank,them based on the quality of ...
... Jan. 29 John Josef Molenda has joined ... in the Firm,s Intellectual Property,and Appellate and Supreme ... an associate at Frommer Lawrence & Haug,LLP, where ... patent litigation. Dr. Molenda, who has a Ph.D. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Candidates Risk Harming Voice in Final Week to Super Tuesday 2Health News:EMH Regional Medical Center Selects TransUnion's Healthcare Revenue Cycle Platform to Help Reduce Its Bad Debt 2Health News:EMH Regional Medical Center Selects TransUnion's Healthcare Revenue Cycle Platform to Help Reduce Its Bad Debt 3Health News:Natural Nutrition Announces Forward Split of Common Stock 2Health News:Deep brain stimulation may improve memory 2Health News:Asthma Foundation Announces 2008 Asthma Capitals, Knoxville on Top Again 2Health News:Asthma Foundation Announces 2008 Asthma Capitals, Knoxville on Top Again 3
(Date:10/1/2014)... Oct. 1, 2014 NeuroCall, Inc., ("NeuroCall") announced ... its Telestroke and Teleneurology services. Dr. Ricardo Garcia-Rivera ... "We are extremely proud that our quality of service ... continue to provide lifesaving support and continuity of care ... throughout the United States ." ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... , Oct. 1, 2014 Quantum Materials ... volume production of photoactive quantum dots for use ... While offering numerous advantages for solar power generation, ... quantities of quantum dots with which to develop ... them from commercial utilization and acceptance. The company ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 1, 2014 Sophia Genetics, ... domaine de l,analyse des données issues du SNG ... de diagnostic in vitro (IVD) du gène CFTR ... la mucoviscidose dans un seul essai SGN. La ... les types de variantes par l,intermédiaire d,un seul ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:NeuroCall Awarded Joint Commission Accreditation 2Quantum Materials Scaling Up Photoactive Quantum Dot Production for Solar Power Generation 2Quantum Materials Scaling Up Photoactive Quantum Dot Production for Solar Power Generation 3Sophia Genetics lance une analyse complète du gène CFTR dans un essai clinique SGN 2Sophia Genetics lance une analyse complète du gène CFTR dans un essai clinique SGN 3
The clarity and performance of glass with shatterproof safety of plastic....
Accurate and easy hematocrits in two minutes. Choose glass or easy to read SafeCrit plastic tubes, plain or heparinized. These tubes feature rapid capillary action and have a two-year shelf life. For...
... In the Innova™ 4100, the ... X-ray system for angiographic imaging, ... piece, non tiled Digital Detector ... reliably provide high resolution imaging ...
... is a bench-top fully automated random ... host of features usually only seen ... has the capacity to perform up ... ISEs, and offers primary tube sampling, ...
Medicine Products: