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Finding a medical provider for your OWCP claim

I was very recently asked by a claimant with an accepted mental health condition on their federal workers compensation (FECA) case how...

John C. Barry MD

If OWCP has sent you for a second opinion examination with this physician, I would like to hear from you as part of an investigation I am...

OWCP warehousing cases to improve statistics

It seems that one of the many questionable policies applied to the handling of FECA cases over the last few years is to reassign many...

Webinar about FEHB open season decisions

Here is a great opportunity to do some research about your health insurance options during open season: https://www.narfe.org/federalbene...

Open Season November 9 - December 14, 2020

It's almost that time of year, if you need to make a change to your health benefit enrollment, or just want to explore your options,...

FECA reform is percolating again

The current administration seems to be preparing to take another stab at "reforming" (ie cutting benefits) the FECA program. This GAO...

Steven J. Valentino DO indictment

Steven J. Valentino DO indicted for fraud: https://www.justice.gov/usao-edpa/pr/us-attorney-mcswain-announces-charges-against-delaware-co...

Important update - mailing address changes, AGAIN

As the federal government continues to slide into ever worse levels of dysfunction, OWCP has quietly changed, AGAIN, the physical mailing...

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