Welcome to the EEOICPA Resources page provided to you by Loyal Service Agency, Inc. This page has been designed to be a place for you to quickly find helpful information and resources about the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). For an overview of the EEOICPA, please check out the EEOICPA page. If you are looking for information specifically related to the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA); then please visit our RECA page. If at any point you are not finding what you are looking for, please contact us and request to speak with our EEOICPA Liaison.
Looking for an EEOICPA Form? Whether your are looking for a claim form such as an EE-1, or an OWCP-957 for travel reimbursement, we have you covered. Loyal Service Agency Inc. has compiled a page with all of the EEOICPA Forms. Each form is listed and available for download in PDF format. Please ensure you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Click here for EEOICPA Forms.
The EEOICPA has four District Offices. Each District Office is responsible for the adjudication of claims submitted under the EEOICPA based upon its jurisdiction. A map of the united states is provided which clearly shows the geographical jurisdiction of each of the four EEOICPA District Offices. The physical address, mailing address as well as all contact information of each District Office is listed for your convenience. Click here for EEOICPA District Offices.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC) established 11 Resource Centers nationwide to assist workers and their families apply for benefits under the EEOICPA. The Resource Centers provide valuable information about the claims process to claimants. They assist claimants in completing the necessary forms, and transmit documents to the DEEOIC District Offices. The Resource Centers can provide assistance either in person or over the telephone. Click here for EEOICPA Resource Centers.
A list of all Department of Energy (DOE) Covered Facilities under the EEOICPA. The term “Department of Energy facility” means any building, structure, or premise, including the grounds aforementioned is located-(A) in which operations are, or have been, conducted by, or on behalf of, the DOE and-(B) with regard to which the DOE has or had-(i) a proprietary interest; or (ii) entered into a contract with an entity to provide management and operation, management and integration, environmental remediation services, construction, or maintenance services. Click here for Department of Energy Covered Facilities List.
Part B of the EEOICPA compensates a covered employee, who was diagnosed with an occupational illness as a result of exposure to radiation, beryllium, or silica while employed at a covered facility. Compensation is also available to individuals (or their eligible survivors) awarded benefits by the DOJ under Section 5 of the RECA. Part E of the EEOICPA compensates a covered employee for any occupational illnesses that are causally linked to toxic exposures in the DOE or mining work environment. Click here for a list of compensable occupational illnesses and covered illness under the EEOICPA.
There are several medical screening programs available which provide FREE medical screenings to all former nuclear workers. The screenings focus on the early detection of health conditions that may be related to occupational exposures such as beryllium, asbestos, silica, radiation, etc. All former workers are encouraged to enroll in a screening program and continue to get re-examined every three years. Early detection of a work-related illness can make a difference! Click here for additional information.
Part E of the EEOICPA provides for an impairment benefit. Lump sum compensation is paid in the amount of $2,500.00 per impairment percentage point. If you are awarded a 10% whole body impairment you would receive a lump sum compensation award of $25,000.00. While a claim for impairment benefits can be filed at any time, the Department of Labor cannot make a determination on an impairment claim until the employee has received a Part E final decision which concludes that he or she contracted a covered illness. Click here to learn more about obtaining an impairment rating.
The Medical Provider Search feature allows EEOICPA Recipients to search for medical providers in their locale. You will be able to perform searches by: provider type, physician’s last name or practice name, physician’s first name, city, state, zip code and specialty. The providers listed in the search feature are actively enrolled with the DEEOIC as a medical provider and have opted to be included in the search feature. Please note that this list is not an all inclusive list and non-listed physicians and facilities maybe enrolled providers. Always ask your provider of choice. Click here for the EEOICPA Medical Provider Search.
The EDP is an electronic document submission system that allows claimants to electronically submit documents to their imaged case file with the Division of Energy Employee Occupational illness Compensation (DEEOIC). Electronically submitted documents will be available to DEEOIC claims staff immediately after the document upload is complete thus eliminating the delays of mailing. EOICPA claimants will need their DEEOIC Case ID number, the Employee’s Last Name, and the Last 4 numbers of the Employee’s Social Security Number. Employment records, medical reports, and additional forms needed by DEEOIC claims staff during the adjudication process may all be electronically uploaded into the EDP. Click here for the EDP.
The Claimant Status Page allows claimants to access certain information contained in his or her claim under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP). The Claimant Status Page makes information available online to you regarding your claimed medical conditions, worksite locations, most recent claim action, payment information, and case location. In order to log in, you will need to provide the last four digits of the Employee’s social security number; your date of birth; and your unique Claim Identification number. Click here for the Claimant Status Page.
The DEEOIC has constructed a database called the Site Exposure Matrices (SEM). The SEM is a repository of information on toxic substances present at Department of Energy (DOE) and Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) sites covered under Part E. This website also contains information regarding scientifically established links between toxic substances and recognized occupational illnesses. With the SEM you will be able to view a list of know present toxins by facility and/or by your job category. Click here for SEM.
EEOICPA provides that when a covered employee is deceased at the time benefits are to be paid, payment is to be made to the employee’s eligible survivors. Claimants can assert entitlement to EEOICPA benefits as the employee’s surviving spouse by virtue of a common-law marriage. The Common-Law Handbook is intended to assist claims examiners in the identification and development of survivor claims that involve potential common-law marriages. Click here for the Common-Law Handbook.
The DEEOIC BTComp database provides a listing of contractors and subcontractors with a known contractual relationship with various DOE facilities that are covered under the EEOICPA. The database is a source of information used by the DEEOIC Claims Examiners in the adjudication of claims. Ongoing research is being conducted to identify as many contractors and subcontractors as possible. As new contractors and subcontractors are identified, BTComp is updated accordingly. BTComp defaults to a listing of subcontractors along with any known aliases. A subcontractor Name and Site search feature is also available. Click here to access the BTComp database.
As one of our clients you do not need to go it alone in obtaining benefits under the EEOICPA. Loyal Service Agency Inc. not only provides you the best in-home health care services but we also provide you our expertise and knowledge of the EEOICPA. We specialize in assisting our clients and patients navigate the bureaucracy of the EEOICPA. Loyal Service Agency’s EEOICPA Liaison can assist you in making additional claims, obtaining ancillary medical benefits, filing for reimbursement of out of pocket expenses, and many other available benefits under the EEOICPA. Click here for EEOICPA Liaison Services.