What does received by DFEC mean?
Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation (DFEC) The Department of the Treasury has finalized regulations which require agencies issuing federal payments to do so via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) instead of using paper checks.
What is the DFEC program?
The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) provides workers’ compensation coverage for employment-related injuries and occupational diseases. Benefits include wage replacement, payment for medical care, and where necessary, medical and vocational rehabilitation assistance in returning to work and survivor benefits.
What is OWCP number?
Injured Workers, Providers, and Employing Agencies can check on the status of bills and reimbursements on the OWCP Web Bill Processing Portal. To speak with a Customer Service Representative regarding a bill or reimbursement, you may call 844-493-1966, toll free.
Who handles workers comp claims for USPS?
The Department of Labor (DOL)
All Postal Service employees are covered by FECA. The Department of Labor (DOL) administers FECA and makes all decisions regarding the eligibility of injured workers’ to receive workers’ compensation benefits. DOL provides direct compensation to medical providers, claimants, and beneficiaries.
How do I reopen a federal workers compensation claim?
A doctor that knows how to reopen a case can get you back on the right track. Your treating physician, or new federal doctor, will need to write a report to ask the claims examiner to reopen the file. The report needs to be specific about how the original injury has not resolved and that future treatment is required.
How do I check the status of my OWCP claim?
Automated information is available 24 hours per day at 1-866-335-8319 or on the OWCP web bill portal.
How does LWOP affect your retirement?
Retirement. Your retirement coverage will continue without contributions from you. LWOP up to six months in a calendar year is fully creditable for retirement purposes. LWOP in excess of six months during a calendar year is not creditable.
Is federal workers compensation taxable?
Most workers’ compensation benefits are not taxable at the state or federal levels. However, a portion of your workers’ comp benefits may be taxed if you also receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
What is a claim status?
Claim Status. A health care claim status inquiry and response transaction is a communication between a provider and a payer about a health care claim. A claim status transaction is used for: • An inquiry from a provider to a health plan about the status of a health. care claim.
How is a schedule award paid?
Method of Payment Schedule awards are paid for a certain number of weeks, calculated by multiplying the percentage of impairment of a body part (determined by the rating physician) times the number of weeks set out in the schedule in the FECA for that body part.
How do I contact dfec for assistance with submitting electronically?
If you need assistance with submitting electronically, please call: DFEC: 1-844-493-1966 Select Option 2 (for Provider) and then select 3.
How do I contact the Department of Energy EDI office?
Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation (DFEC): 1-800-215-4901. Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC): 1-800-882-6147. EDI Helpdesk. For technical issues related to EDI submission, please contact the EDI Helpdesk at 1-800-987-6717.
How do I contact the United States Department of Treasury?
Contact Department of the Treasury 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20220