I Received My Recommended Decision, What Now?
I Received my Recommended Decision, Now What? The process of filing for your EEOICPA benefits (aka “White Card”) can be an exceptionally long process for some. Some claimants will go the route of asking the local Resource Center for assistance with their claim which is the route to go in some instances. Others will go […]
EEOICPA Denied Claims and Non-Filed Illnesses
When initiating a claim for EEOICPA benefits, claimants want to give themselves the highest probability of getting their claims approved. Unfortunately, many self-filing claimants slowly proceed through the process, and they wait for the U.S. Department of Labor to respond before moving on to the next step. The reason for this slower timeline is because […]
EEOICPA: Is My Illness Covered?
The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) was established to compensate workers who became ill because they were exposed to radioactive materials while employed with the Department of Energy (DOE). There are, however, only certain illnesses that are directly connected to radiation, heavy metal, and chemical exposure that are covered under this federal […]
What is the EEOICPA White Card?
The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA) was enacted by the U.S. Congress to compensate workers who become sick as a result of their involvement with the production of nuclear weapons. EEOICPA is an entitlement program that provides both lump-sum payments and medical benefits to sick energy workers or their survivors. So far, this […]