What is a form CA-16?

What is a form CA-16?

Form CA-16 – Authorization for Examination and/or Treatment. This form guarantees payment to the care provider if the employee requires medical treatment because of a work-related traumatic injury. Your supervisor should complete page 1 of Form CA-16 and provide it to you for your attending physicians information.

What is a FECA claim?

The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) Claims Administration adjudicates new claims for benefits and manages ongoing cases; pays medical expenses and compensation benefits to injured workers and survivors; and helps injured employees return to work when they are medically able to do so.

Who is eligible for FECA?

The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) provides coverage to federal civilian employees who have sustained work-related injuries or disease by providing appropriate monetary and medical benefits and help in returning to work. Monetary benefits include compensation for lost wages and permanent impairment.

What is OWCP FECA?

FECA is the federal law that applies to federal employees with work-related injuries or illnesses. The Act is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers Compensation Programs (OWCP). FECA requires that compensation benefits be provided to injured federal employees.

How do I file a federal OWCP claim?

You may mail it to U.S. Department of Labor, OWCP/DFEC, PO Box 8311, London, KY 40742-8311. You must ensure your case file number is on the form. You may also upload the form to your file via ECOMP. Click the button “Access Case and Upload Document” and enter the identifying information for your case.

What is a ca7?

Form CA-7 is used by federal workers seeking to claim compensation for traumatic injuries suffered while on the job, as well as those who may have sustained an occupational disease during the performance of work-related duties. This form may be filled online, or downloaded and filled offline.

What does OWCP mean?

Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs
Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP)

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’s a federal job?

A federal job refers to any position within the branches of government. If you’re interested in working for the government and improving conditions in the country, a federal job might be right for you. Many federal jobs also pay well and offer stable employment.

What do you need to know about the ca 16 form?

OWCP Form CA-16 Instructions. Authorization for Examination and/or Treatment. Summary. Purpose Authorization for an employee to obtain medical care or treatment from a doctor or medical facility of his or her choice following an injury or illness.

When to file a CA-16 with Dol OWCP?

2.6. DOL OWCP does not allow the issuance of a Form CA-16 if more than 7 calendar days have passed since the date of injury. For incurred medical expenses to be covered, advise employees a claim must be filed and accepted by DOL-OWCP.

How do I Send my CA-16 form to HRM?

5.3.3 Once certified, print the form, wet-ink sign and gather the employee’s signature (or person reporting on their behalf) and send the signed form, CA-16 and any supporting medical documentation to HRM-WC via fax at 866-339-8583 or scan and email to FS-HRM Workers CompensationPlease fax or scan only one claim at a time.

Where can I Find my FECA claim number?

If you filed your claim electronically via ECOMP, your claim number will be shown on your employee dashboard page once a case has been created. Who can I contact for information about the status of my FECA claim?