DEEOIC Program for the Department of Labor
Do you Qualify for EEOICPA Benefits?
Are you a current or former worker employed at a Department of Energy nuclear site, a beryllium vendor, or in the uranium mining industry? Have you been diagnosed with an illness potentially caused by radiation or a toxic exposure during that employment, such as cancer, chronic silicosis or beryllium disease? You or a loved one may be entitled to compensation. Survivors of qualified workers may also be entitled to benefits.
A Department of Labor (DOL) White Medical Benefits Card covers costs associated with your approved illness including:
- Up to 24 hour In-Home Health Care
- Diagnostic Laboratory and Radiological Testing
- Doctor’s Visits and Copays
- Prescribed Medications
- Durable Medical Equipment
Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation; Black Lung Program
The Division of Coal Mine Workers’ Compensation (DCMWC), or Federal Black Lung Program, administers claims filed under the Black Lung Benefits Act.
The Act provides compensation to coal miners who are totally disabled by pneumoconiosis arising out of coal mine employment, and to survivors of coal miners whose deaths are attributable to the disease. The Act also provides eligible miners with medical coverage for the treatment of lung diseases related to pneumoconiosis.
FECA: Federal Employees' Compensation Act
The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act provides workers’ compensation coverage to approximately 2.6 million federal and postal workers around the world for employment-related injuries and occupational diseases.
The Federal Employees’ Compensation Program adjudicates new claims for benefits and manages ongoing cases; pays medical expenses and compensation benefits to injured workers and survivors; and helps injured workers return to work when they are medically able to do so.