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FECA Bulletins have been divided into five-year groups to make it easier for you to search and find the information you are looking for.

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Fiscal Year 2015

FECA Bulletin No. 15-01

Processing and sampling of medical expenses reimbursable under 42 U.S.C. § 1704(a) in cases accepted under the War Hazards Compensation Act (WHCA).

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Fiscal Year 2014

FECA Bulletin No. 14-01

Administering Benefits Based on Same Sex Marriage Following Windsor

FECA Bulletin No. 14-02

Reimbursement of Travel Expenses for Claimants and Providers Providing Transportation Services

FECA Bulletin No. 14-03

Compensation Pay - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2014

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Fiscal Year 2013

FECA Bulletin No. 13-01

Reimbursement of Unallocated Claims Expenses for Defense Base Act (DBA) settlements under the War Hazards Compensation Act (WHCA), and Allocating Payments in a DBA Settlement of Multiple Injuries for Purposes of Reimbursing only WHCA-Covered Injuries

FECA Bulletin No. 13-02

Compensation Pay - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2013

FECA Bulletin No. 13-03

New United States Postal Service Job Classifications

FECA Bulletin No. 13-04

Third-Party Subrogation

FECA Bulletin No. 13-05

National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 (NIAA)

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Fiscal Year 2012

FECA Bulletin No. 12-01

Reimbursement of Unallocated Claims Expenses for Commuted Awards under the War Hazards Compensation Act

FECA Bulletin No. 12-02

Life Insurance - Optional Life Insurance Rates Change Effective January 1, 2012, and Other Life Insurance Information

FECA Bulletin No. 12-03

Compensation Pay - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2012

FECA Bulletin No. 12-04

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2012

FECA Bulletin No. 12-05

Handling Requests for Communication Assistance, Accommodations, and Modifications Under Federal Disability Nondiscrimination Law by Claimants and Others in the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) Adjudicatory Process

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Fiscal Year 2011

FECA Bulletin No. 11-01

Federal Reform Changes for Federal Benefits under the Affordable Care Act

FECA Bulletin No. 11-02

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2011

FECA Bulletin No. 11-03

Compensation Pay - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2011

FECA Bulletin No. 11-04

Schedule A Initiative

FECA Bulletin No. 11-05

Usage Guidelines for Fentanyl Products

FECA Bulletin No. 11-06

DFEC Regulations, Published June 28, 2011

FECA Bulletin No. 11-07

Skin Schedule Awards

FECA Bulletin No. 11-08

Exclusion of Providers

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Fiscal Year 2010

FECA Bulletin No. 10-01

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2010

FECA Bulletin No. 10-02

Compensation Pay - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2010

FECA Bulletin No. 10-03

Processing claims for Death Gratuity benefits for deaths covered under section 8102(a) of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA)

FECA Bulletin No. 10-04

COP (Continuation of Pay) Nurse Intervention Process Updates

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Fiscal Year 2009

FECA Bulletin No. 09-01

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2009

FECA Bulletin No. 09-02

Compensation Pay - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2009

FECA Bulletin No. 09-03

Permanent Impairment/Schedule Awards: Sixth Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment

FECA Bulletin No. 09-04

Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment

FECA Bulletin No. 09-05

United States Postal Service National Reassessment Program Guidance

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Fiscal Year 2008

FECA Bulletin No. 08-01

Compensation Pay - Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2008

FECA Bulletin No. 08-02

Compensation Pay - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2008

FECA Bulletin No. 08-03

Compensation Payment – Segregation of Duties for Change of Address in the Integrated Federal Employees' Compensation System (iFECS)

FECA Bulletin No. 08-04

Bill Pay - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment

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Fiscal Year 2007

FECA Bulletin No. 07-01

Periodic Entitlement Review Management (PER) – Use of iFECS Application

FECA Bulletin No. 07-02

Bill Pay - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment

FECA Bulletin No. 07-03

Compensation Pay - Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2007

FECA Bulletin No. 07-04

Comp Pay - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2007

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Fiscal Year 2006

FECA Bulletin No. 06-01

Compensation Pay - Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2006

FECA Bulletin No. 06-02

Bill Pay - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Vehicles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and treatment

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Fiscal Year 2005

FECA Bulletin No. 05-01

Medical Exams/IME: Security of Case Records During the Referral Process

FECA Bulletin No. 05-02

BPS - Central Bill Processing System - Interim Responses to Requests for Medical Authorization

FECA Bulletin No. 05-03

Fiscal - Change of Lockbox Depository Effective December 15, 2004

FECA Bulletin No. 05-04

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2005

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Fiscal Year 2004

FECA Bulletin No. 04-01

Case File Management/Jurisdiction-Special Act Cases

FECA Bulletin No. 04-02

ADP - Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Schedule for 2004

FECA Bulletin No. 04-03

Employee – Authorized Providers of Military Honors Funeral Support

FECA Bulletin No. 04-04

BPS - Revision in the reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Autombiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment

FECA Bulletin No. 04-05

Adjudication of Claims - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) BCT-FY04.nfo Disaster Assistance Employees (DAE)

FECA Bulletin No. 04-06

BPS-OWCP-915 - Medical Reimbursement Form and Instructions

FECA Bulletin No. 04-07

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2004

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Fiscal Year 2003

FECA Bulletin No. 03-01

Compensation Orders/Letter Decisions - Signature Authority for Journey Level GS-12 and Senior Claims Examiners

FECA Bulletin No. 03-02

BPS - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment

FECA Bulletin No. 03-03

ADP - Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Schedule for 2003

FECA Bulletin No. 03-04

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2003

FECA Bulletin No. 03-05

Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2003

FECA Bulletin No. 03-06

ADP - Code It Fast I-9 Coding Tool

FECA Bulletin No. 03-07

Development and Adjudication of Claims for War-Risk Hazard Cases

FECA Bulletin No. 03-08

Medical Exams/IME: Board Certified Osteopathic Physicians in the PDS (Physicians Directory System)

FECA Bulletin No. 03-09

BPS - OWCP-957 – Medical Travel Refund Request Form and Instructions for Submitting OWCP-957

FECA Bulletin No. 03-10

Fiscal - Change of Lockbox Depository Effective March 19, 2003

FECA Bulletin No. 03-11

Forms – Foreign Payment Worksheet

FECA Bulletin No. 03-12

BPS - Operational Guidelines for the Central Bill Processing system

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Fiscal Year 2002

FECA Bulletin No. 02-01

FECA Bulletin 02-01 (not published)

FECA Bulletin No. 02-02

Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2001

FECA Bulletin No. 02-03

Case Management - Authorization of Physical Therapy

FECA Bulletin No. 02-04

Revised procedures for processing work-related injury claims filed by employees of the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs and their relatives in the Midwest (formerly Chicago) Region

FECA Bulletin No. 02-05

Comp Pay/ACPS – Employing Agency Action to Notify DFEC of Claimant Ineligibility for Continuing Life Insurance

FECA Bulletin No. 02-06

Compensation Pay - Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2002

FECA Bulletin No. 02-07

Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2002

FECA Bulletin No. 02-08

BPS -Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for TheUse of Privately Owned Automobiles(POV) Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment

FECA Bulletin No. 02-09

FECA Bulletin 02-09 (not published)

FECA Bulletin No. 02-10

Bill Payment-Physical Therapy Multiple Initial Evaluations

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Fiscal Year 2001

FECA Bulletin No. 01-01

Bill Payment/BPS - "Real-Time" Pharmacy (12/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 01-02

Bill Payment/BPS - Modifications to Inpatient Hospital Bill Procedures (12/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 01-03

Bill Payment/BPS - Prior Authorization for Pharmacy (01/01A)

FECA Bulletin No. 01-04

Periodic Roll Management: Evidence of Earnings (01/01A)

FECA Bulletin No. 01-05

Impairment/Schedule Awards: Fifth Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment (02/01A)

FECA Bulletin No. 01-06

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2001 (02/01A)

FECA Bulletin No. 01-07

BPS - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment. (02/01A)

FECA Bulletin No. 01-08

Comp Pay - Extra Pay for Firefighters

FECA Bulletin No. 01-09

COP Nurse Intervention (02/01B)

FECA Bulletin No. 01-10

Bill Pay/BPS - Sampling of Bills

FECA Bulletin No. 01-11

Medical- - Use of Physicians Directory System (PDS)

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Fiscal Year 2000

FECA Bulletin No. 00-01

Medical--Use of Physicians Directory System (PDS)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-02

Bill Payment/BPS - Bill Batch Numbers (05/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-03

New Regulations – Privacy Act (11/99B)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-04

ADP - Formal Decisions/Concurrent Conditions (11/99B)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-05

Comp Pay--Extra Pay for Firefighters (06/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-06

Debt Collection: Perpetual Debts. Dual Benefits (includes Computer Matches) (01/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-07

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2000 (01/00A) Corrected Copy: (03/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-09

Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2000 (02/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-10

BPS - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment (02/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-11

Bill Payment/BPS - Correct Coding Initiative, Part B. (03/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-12

Automated CA-110, Telephone Message (04/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-13

Reporting Injuries--Electronic Submission of Forms CA-1 and CA-2 (05/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-14

Compensation Payment - Change of Address in ACPS and CMF (04/00A)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-15

COP Nurse Intervention (05/00B)

FECA Bulletin No. 00-16

Bill Payment/BPS - Pharmacy Fee Schedule Change (09/00C)

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Fiscal Year 1999

FECA Bulletin No. 99-01

BPS - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment (10/98B)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-02

Case Management--Medical Queries by Contract Nurses (05/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-03

Case Management/ADP: Guidelines for Periodic Roll Management (12/98A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-04

Bill Payment/BPS - Medications Which Do Not "Match" Accepted Conditions (11/98B)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-05

Case File Imaging (06/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-06

New Regulations - Continuation of Pay (01/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-07

New Regulations - Subpart I - Information for Medical Providers (01/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-08

New Regulations - Privacy Act (01/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-09

New Regulations - Attendant's Allowance (02/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-10

New Regulations - Continuing Benefits (02/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-11

New Regulations - Compensation and Related Benefits (02/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-12

New Regulations - Reconsiderations and Reviews by the Director; Reviews by the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (02/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-13

New Regulations - Medical and Related Benefits (02/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-14

New Regulations - Representative Fees (02/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-15

New Regulations - Withdrawal of Claims (03/99B)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-16

New Regulations - Filing Notices and Claims; Submitting Evidence (03/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-17

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1999 (01/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-18

Forms - Revised Form CA-7, "Claim for Compensation" (01/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-19

Comp Pay/COP - Sunday Premium Pay (01/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-20

Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) and Debt Management System (DMS) Report Schedule - 1999 (01/99B)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-21

Bill Payment/BPS - Modifications to Inpatient Hospital Bill Procedures (01/99B)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-22

Medical Examinations: Obstruction/Refusal - Suspension under Section 8123(d) (02/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-23

Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1999 (02/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-24

Medical Evidence: Appropriate Contact with Medical Specialists (02/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-25

Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment (04/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-26

District Office Use of Nurses Providing Telephonic Services (06/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-27

Bill Pay/BPS - Authorization of High Dollar Medical Bills (06/99B)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-28

Return to Work--Temporary Assignments During Recovery (08/99B)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-29

Bill Payment/BP - Correct Coding Initiative, Part A. (08/99A)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-30

Third Party--Claims from Certain Census Workers (08/99B)

FECA Bulletin No. 99-31

Bill Pay/BPS - Data Entry of Inpatient Hospital Bills (09/99A)

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Fiscal Year 1998

FECA Bulletin No. 98-01

Case file and Bill Batch Imaging (12/97A)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-02

ADP - Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) and Debt Management System (DMS) Report Schedule - 1998 (01/98A)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-03

Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1998 (02/98A)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-04

Bill Payment/BPS - New Edits for Procedure Code Dates of Validity (03/98A)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-05

Bill Pay/BPS - Supervisory Sampling of Bills (03/98A)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-06

Debt Collection: Referrals to the Department of Treasury (05/98A)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-07

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1998 (01/98B)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-08

November 1997 DFEC/OPM Computer Match (04/98A)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-09

Performance of Duty--Alternative Worksites (05/98)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-10

Bill Payment/BPS - Preparations for Changes to Pharmacy Bill Processing (07/98A)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-11

Bill Payment/BPS - Bill Processing Modifications (08/98A)

FECA Bulletin No. 98-12

Codes--New QCM Code in Cases Where Claimant is Reemployed in Unclassified Job (09/98A)

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Fiscal Year 1997

FECA Bulletin No. 97-01

Comp Pay--Direct Deposit

FECA Bulletin No. 97-02

ADP - "Reengineered" Coding Scheme and Data Entry for the Quality Case Management (QCM) System

FECA Bulletin No. 97-03

ADP - New Case Management File (CMF) Data Elements and New "Case Create" and "Case Change" Coding Requirements

FECA Bulletin No. 97-04

Comp Pay--Elimination of Short-Term Roll and Code PI Rehabilitation--Elimination of Code PV

FECA Bulletin No. 97-05

ADP - Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) and Debt Management System (DMS) Report Schedule - 1997

FECA Bulletin No. 97-06

Fiscal--Updates of Cash Deposits and Cancelled Check Items into the BPS and ACPS History Files (02/97A)

FECA Bulletin No. 97-07

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1997 (02/97A)

FECA Bulletin No. 97-08

Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1997 (02/97A)

FECA Bulletin No. 97-09

Dual Benefits - Deduction from FECA benefits of Social Security Benefits "Attributable to Federal Service" in FERS Cases (02/97A)

FECA Bulletin No. 97-10

Case Doubling (03/97A)

FECA Bulletin No. 97-11

District Office Use of Nurses Providing Telephonic Services (03/97A)

FECA Bulletin No. 97-12

February 1997 DFEC/OPM Computer Match (05/97A)

FECA Bulletin No. 97-13

Contract Observers on Vessels

FECA Bulletin No. 97-14

Bill Pay -- Travel Expenses (07/97A)

FECA Bulletin No. 97-15

Felony Imprisonment Cases - Reporting Requirements (09/97A)

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Fiscal Year 1996

FECA Bulletin No. 96-01

Codes--Nature of Injury Codes in Cases for Occupational Illness

FECA Bulletin No. 96-02

Dual Benefits--Severance and Separation Pay

FECA Bulletin No. 96-03

Excluded Provider Changes

FECA Bulletin No. 96-04

September 1995 DFEC/OPM Computer Match

FECA Bulletin No. 96-05

ADP - Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) and Debt Management System (DMS) Report Schedule - 1996

FECA Bulletin No. 96-06

Case Management--Role of Registered Nurses in QCM Cases

FECA Bulletin No. 96-07

Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1996

FECA Bulletin No. 96-08

Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1996

FECA Bulletin No. 96-09

Occupational Rehabilitation Programs (ORPS)

FECA Bulletin No. 96-10

Adjudication of Claims: Use of Incorrect Form

FECA Bulletin No. 96-11

Compensation - Revised Leave Buy-Back Procedures

FECA Bulletin No. 96-12

OWCP Guidelines for General Purpose Functional Capacity Evaluations

FECA Bulletin No. 96-13

BPS - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment

FECA Bulletin No. 96-14

Employees' Compensation Appeals Board--New Address (07/96B)

FECA Bulletin No. 96-15

Forms--Distribution of FECA Customer Service Brochure (08/96A)

FECA Bulletin No. 96-16

Bill Payment/BPS - Physical Therapy Authorizations (09/96A)

FECA Bulletin No. 96-17

Impairment/Schedule Awards: Further Issues in Computing Awards Using the Fourth Edition of the AMA Guides (09/96B)

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