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The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs administers four major disability compensation programs which provide wage replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation and other benefits to certain workers or their dependents who experience work-related injury or occupational disease.

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sxr1000  
#1 Posted : Sunday, December 30, 2018 2:13:25 PM(UTC)
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owcp is refusing to pay me for travel,lodging,lost time from work and meals to my surgeon for another procedure therefor I am being denied medical treatment, how do I get them to reverse this decision?
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#2 Posted : Monday, December 31, 2018 1:29:56 PM(UTC)

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You will need to ask your Claims Examiner for a formal decision that you can appeal.

In the future try to get any travel over 100 miles "pre-authorized" in advance. Appeals take time.
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#3 Posted : Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:46:53 PM(UTC)
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Yeah, I never got any either and just decided to take the under $100 hit if it would avoid complicating my case.
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#4 Posted : Saturday, January 12, 2019 11:45:29 AM(UTC)

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was it a visit they scheduled? how far from your house was it? They are not paying you milage either? I'd call the claims examiner. If that doesn't work I'd notify the inspector generals office and also send your congressman a note and have them do an congressional inquire...... We ALL NEED TO TAKE A Stand when it comes to OWCP, it was put in place for the injured worker, we didn't ask to be injured.....Please follow up.
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