Federal Employees Who Qualify for Workers Compensation

Federal Employees Injured on the Job

You Have the Right to Choose Your Own Doctor

20 CFR 10.300(d) says, “The employer should advise the employee of the right to his or her initial choice of physician. The employer shall allow the employee to select a qualified physician.”

Form CA-810, Section 6.3 states, “Agency personnel may not interfere with the employee’s right to choose a physician, nor may they require an employee to go to a physician who is employed by or under contract to the agency before going to the physician of the employee’s choice.”

Cleveland’s Top Rated OWCP Injury Doctor

Federal Employees can rely on Broadway Orthopedic and Sports Medicine of Ohio, led by our team of medical physician and nurse practiioner who special in Federal Workers Comp. We providing comprehensive care and assistance to federal employees who have sustained workplace injuries. Our goal is to facilitate a quick recovery while streamlining the OWCP - DOL claim process through our free claims assistance service.

We have extensive experience in efficiently processing paperwork, especially the specific claim forms required. While nationwide FWC claims typically have a low 16% approval rate, our clients enjoy an impressive 95% approval rate, supported by referrals from prestigious institutions like the Cleveland Clinic.

Types of Injuries Covered by Federal Workman’s Comp?

Our dedicated team of medical professionals at Federal Injury Centers offers specialized treatment for federal employees suffering from various conditions, including:

  • Neck Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Hand or Wrist Pain
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Foot Pain
  • Ankle Pain
  • Other Musculoskeletal Injury

Regardless of the severity of your injury, our doctors employ the latest equipment, training, and treatments, utilizing a multidisciplinary approach tailored to your unique needs, enabling you to recover and return to your normal life.

Within the Department of Labor (DOL), the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP - DOL) oversees the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA), providing workers’ compensation benefits, including medical care and disability, to all civil federal employees. OWCP - DOL is responsible for expeditiously reviewing, processing, and approving claims under FECA, ensuring that federal employees injured on the job receive the benefits they are entitled to under the law.

What Federal Employees Qualify for Workers Comp?

FECA coverage extends to civil federal employees and officers across various government agencies, including:

  • Postal Employees (USPS)
  • Air Traffic Controllers (ATC)
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons (FOP)
  • TSA Employees
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Social Security Administration (SSA)
  • Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Department of Defense (DOD)
  • Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Immigration & Customs (ICE)
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
  • Border Protection Agency

This coverage also includes certain organization volunteers and members of the AFGE union. If you are unsure about your FECA and OWCP - DOL coverage, please contact our offices to speak with an OWCP - DOL expert for guidance.

It’s essential to be aware of your rights as an injured federal worker. Besides receiving compensation for lost wages and medical expenses, you have the right to choose your medical provider. In the past, workers were limited to seeing doctors selected by their employers, which did not always prioritize their best interests.

At Broadway Orthopedic and Sports Medicine of Ohio, we are committed to assisting federal employees every step of the way. Our staff is extensively trained to ensure a seamless claims process, from establishing a clear connection between injuries and work duties to navigating the intricacies of OWCP - DOL-required forms. You don’t have to face this alone; our team is here to support you in obtaining the benefits you rightfully deserve.

Call us today at (216)-616-7619.

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