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Special Exposure Cohort for the Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge, TN Has Been Approved

April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019

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On February 26, 2019, the Secretary of Health and Human Services designated the following class for addition to the Special Exposure Cohort in a report to Congress. The SEC includes all employees of the Department of Energy, its predecessor agencies, and their contractors and subcontractors who worked at the Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, during the period January 1, 1958, through December 31, 1976, for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days, occurring either solely under this employment or in combination with work days within the parameters established for one or more other classes of employees in the Special Exposure Cohort.

This SEC removes several hurdles for Y-12 workers who have either previously applied for a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) white medical benefits card and been denied, or who have never applied. Benefits up to $400,000 in monetary compensation and FREE health benefits. You now could be eligible for easier benefits approval!

How do you qualify?
• Any employee of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), its predecessor agencies, and contractors and subcontractors who worked at the Y-12 Plant between March 1, 1943 and December 31, 1976.
• Have worked for a number of work days aggregating at least 250 work days.
• Has or has had at least one of 22 cancers shown here.

What do you need to do?
• Call our Help Center at 866.389.6346 to learn if you could qualify and what to do next.
• Spread the word! Let your Y-12 coworkers, friends, and family who have been denied or never applied for benefits know about this expanded SEC and ask them to call the Help Center.

For more details click here. https://www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/compliance/PolicyandProcedures/finalcircularhtml/EEOICPACircular19-02.htm