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.
What federal department is the OWCP located?
OWCP | U.S. Department of Labor.
What is an OWCP provider 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.
How do I find my OWCP case number?
By calling 1-866-OWCP- IVR (1-866-692-7487), injured workers and their representatives may access information regarding case status and wage loss compensation payments. Injured workers should have their 9-digit case file or claim number and social security number when calling.
How long can you stay on OWCP?
In most cases, the agency the employee works for typically submits the written notice to the OWCP. The statute of limitations for a claim is three years from the date of injury or death. Unless there are exceptional circumstances, claims must be filed in these time frames or they will become invalid.
Who is covered under FECA?
Every civilian employee of the federal government, including employees of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches, is covered by FECA, as are several other groups, including federal jurors and Peace Corps volunteers. The FECA program is authorized in statute at 5 U.S.C. Sections 8101 et seq.
What are the 4 federal workers compensation plans?
The four major federal programs are the Federal Employee’s Compensation Program, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Program, Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program and the Federal Black Lung Program.
How do I contact OWCP?
By calling 866-OWCP-IVR (866-692-7487), injured workers and their representatives may access information regarding case status and compensation payments.
What does OWCP mean?
Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs
The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) had its origins in an organization established in 1916 to administer claims under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act.
How do I request OWCP file?
How do I get a copy of my OWCP file? To receive a copy of your OWCP file, please send a signed hard copy request to U.S. Department of Labor, OWCP/DFEC, PO Box 8311, London, KY 40742-8311.
What pays more disability or workman’s comp?
When comparing short-term disability, long-term disability and workers’ comp, you will see that the disability benefits: Typically do not cover workplace injuries. typically pay less in wage loss benefits than workers’ compensation.