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What is a Part E Impairment Rating?

If your claim is approved under Part E you receive medical benefits first, then request an impairment rating to determine if you are eligible for a monetary settlement as well. …

Toxic Substances Linked to a Disease

While it may appear to some claimants that it would be close to impossible to provide information the Department of Labor requires to approve a claim, there are tools available…

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The Site Exposure Matrix

The Site Exposure Matrix (SEM) is a tool developed by Department of Labor (DOL) to help claims examiners and claimants track Department of Energy (DOE) information on covered EEOICPA facilities. …

There Are Two Ombudsmen Who Assist Claimants

In an earlier blog, I mentioned that there are two Ombudsmen who assist claimants under the compensation program. This blog will focus on the Ombudsman for the National Institute for…

Who Assists Claimants

There are a number of people involved with the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) whose purpose is to assist claimants.  This assistance comes in many forms, including authorized…