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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)

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The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers three 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.

  • The Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) program provides income and medical cost protection and return-to-work services to civilian employees of the Federal Government injured at work, and to certain other designated groups.
  • The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCH) program provides similar protection to private sector workers engaged in certain maritime and related employment.
  • The Black Lung Benefits program provides protection to the nation's coal miners totally disabled by pneumonoconiosis or to their survivors.
  • Beginning August 1, 2001, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs began administering The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000.

To contact the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, email them at: OWCP-Public@dol.gov