Workers Compensation (US only)

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Providing a safe and hazard-free workplace for the employees is the employer's obligation as required by OSHA's standards. The Department of Labor has a program called "Office of Workers' Compensation Program." This program covers mainly federal workers who experienced an injury due to work, and those who had occupational diseases. Their benefits include wage replacement, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation, and other benefits. This course contains four lessons on the major acts that are applicable to certain industries and situations.

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  1. Federal Employees Program
  2. Energy Workers Program
  3. Longshore Program
  4. Black Lung Program

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Federal Employees Program

The Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) Claims Administration provides the following services: adjudicates new claims pays medical and compensation benefits and helps injured employees return to work.
Workers Compensation (US only) Course - Lesson Excerpt

Federal Employees Program Division of Federal Employees' Compensation (DFEC)

Federal Employees Program

For employment related injuries and occupational diseases of federal and postal workers, medical expenses and compensation benefits are covered in the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA).

Federal Employees Program

SERVICES OFFERED Prompt Adjudication Prompt Payment of Medical Bills Prompt Payment Compensation Assistance in Returning to Work

**The following are the claims under prompt adjudication: **

ASSISTANCE IN RETURNING TO WORK

To ensure proper medical care, a registered nurse will be assigned if the injured worker cannot return to work after the injury.

Federal Employees Program

A medical specialist will be referred for a second opinion examination as required by the medical condition of the worker or program's needs for further insights on medical information.

Federal Employees Program

Vocational rehabilitation services will be referred to as deemed necessary to the employee if the employee is unable to return to work or perform their previous job category.

Federal Employees Program

Energy Workers Program

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) covers the current and past employees of the Department of Energy (DOE) who have diseases that resulted from radiation exposure, including the coverage of benefits from the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act.
Workers Compensation (US only) Course - Lesson Excerpt

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA)

Energy Workers Program

covers current and past employees of the Department of Energy (DOE)

Energy Workers Program

who have diseases that resulted from radiation exposure

Energy Workers Program

Including the coverage of benefits from the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA).

Energy Workers Program

According to PART E of EEOICPA, variable compensation is based on:

Longshore Program

This program is administered by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), U. S. Department of Labor. Compensation and medical care are provided for employees that are disabled from injuries that occur on navigable waters of the U.S. or adjoining areas used in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel.
Workers Compensation (US only) Course - Lesson Excerpt

Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC)

Longshore Program

Compensation and medical care are provided for employees that are disabled from injuries that occur on navigable waters of the U.S.

Longshore Program

And adjoining areas used in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel.

Longshore Program

Injury Benefits

Longshore Program

Medical Care medical surgical hospital treatment medical supplies and services cost of travel and mileage incidental to such treatment

Longshore Program

Disability Compensation Permanent Total and Temporary Total Disability Permanent Partial Disability Temporary Partial and Non-scheduled Permanent Partial Disability Permanent Partial Disability for Retirees

Longshore Program

Rehabilitation If the employee is unable to return to the job: evaluation, testing, counseling, selective placement, and retraining may include the cost of tuition, books, and supplies. maintenance allowance not exceeding $25.00 per week during retraining.

Longshore Program

Which of the following is not an injury benefit?

Black Lung Program

The Act provides compensation to coal miners totally disabled by pneumoconiosis, and to survivors of coal miners whose death is related to the disease. Furthermore, this contains a description of the service standards that are to be expected from the Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC).
Workers Compensation (US only) Course - Lesson Excerpt

Black Lung Benefits Act Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC)

Black Lung Program

The Act provides compensation to coal miners totally disabled by pneumoconiosis, and to survivors of coal miners whose death is related to the disease.

Black Lung Program

The Federal Black Lung Program is a customer-service program. Principal customers are: coal miners and their survivors representative payees coal mine operators, their insurance carriers and attorneys medical service providers **congressional offices and other government agencies **

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