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Don’t Delay Your Medical Benefits
December 6, 2021
December 6, 2021
As of November 2021, there are already 1,925 U.S. Department of Labor medical benefits white card applications (and counting) in the system waiting to be processed ahead of yours. This delay is due to a U.S. government security upgrade to their computer systems.
Although there is an unavoidable delay, we’re here to help you get urgent information, navigate you existing claim, or help you start one.
What if I already filed a claim?
If you’ve already filed a claim, call us at 866.746.2244 or sign up to receive a copy of our “Overcoming Your Benefits Delay – Action Checklist.” We have insight regarding this delay, what to expect, and how to move forward. You will get details on important steps to take while you wait that you would otherwise miss.
I haven’t filed a claim yet, what do I do?
If you haven’t filed a claim yet, call us at 866.746.2244 or sign up to receive a copy of our “Overcoming Your Benefits Delay – Action Checklist” before you file. The longer you wait to file, the worse the claim backlog will get and be delayed even further. As your eligibility date is determined by the date of filing, it’s very important to file your claim as soon as possible to preserve potential reimbursement. More importantly, we can advise you with specific tips to safeguard your benefits before you apply.
We know that filing a claim like this is already complicated enough, and now you are faced with the U.S. Government’s computer systems pause. Let us help you regardless of where you are currently in the claims process, so you don’t have to navigate it alone.
As the longest running membership organization for nuclear weapons and uranium workers, our goal at Cold War Patriots is to ensure that you receive the medical benefits you have earned. Don’t wait another day! Call us for information before more applications pile up ahead of yours.