Benefits Guidance & Claims Assistance

Did you or someone you know work for a Department of Energy site, atomic weapons employer, beryllium vendor, or uranium mine/mill?

Under the Department of Labor’s Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA), former workers may qualify for compensation up to $400,000 and/or medical benefits for their covered condition(s), including no-cost home health care.

CNS Cares can help guide you through the process of applying for and receiving your EEOICPA benefits. If you already have a White Card, let us help you maximize your DOL benefits

How Can CNS Cares Benefits Specialists assist you?

If you are filing a new claim or resubmitting a denied claim, we can help:

  • Gather supporting evidence for your claim including relevant work history and medical records
  • Support your Authorized Representative by ensuring all paperwork is prepared for filing
  • Help you review and help you respond to correspondence from the DOL.

If you are already a White Card holder, we can help:

  • Connect you with physicians and specialists that provide care for DOL approved conditions
  • Provide reminders for free medical screenings and set up impairment ratings
  • AAdvise you on how to add new and consequential illnesses to your DOL benefits.

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Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act

Part B of the Act covers those who worked for the Department of Energy, an Atomic Weapons Employer or Beryllium Vendor, with radiation-induced cancers, beryllium disease or silicosis.

Award: Medical benefits for covered condition and payment of $150,000

Part E of the Act covers Department of Energy contractor or subcontractor workers for occupationally induced illnesses caused by toxic substances.

Award: Medical benefits for covered condition and impairment payment up to $250,000

Radiation Exposure Compensation Act

RECA provides lump sum compensation awards for individuals who contracted specified diseases in three defined populations:

  • Uranium miners, millers and ore transporters – $100,000
  • “Onsite participants” at atmospheric nuclear weapons tests – $75,000
  • Individuals who lived downwind of the Nevada Test Site (“downwinders”) – $50,000

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