EEOICPA BULLETIN NO. 02-30
Reissue --Suspension Code for
Background: Approximately 75 EE-1 and EE-2 claims
have been filed in the Seattle District Office by employees and survivors of the
Department of Energy (DOE) facility known as the Pacific Proving Ground in the
To provide guidance to District Office personnel on placing
claim in the DO in which the EE-1 or EE-2 form indicates the employee was a
non-U.S. citizen and worked for the Department of Energy in the
2. The status effective date for the HM code should be the day following the
last action taken on the claim. For
example, if the last action on a claim involved the development of employment
evidence and the claim was coded DE on
3. Any claim that comes into the DO from the
4. Any claimant, whose claim has been coded HM, should be sent a copy of the attached letter.
5. A recommended decision should immediately be
issued on any claim containing evidence that the employee is/was a
6. A recommended decision should immediately be issued
for a U.S citizen claim in which it has been established that a covered condition is not claimed. These claims should not be coded HM.
Note—this bulletin amends and replaces the previous bulletin, No. 02-22.
Disposition: Retain until incorporated in the Federal (EEOICPA) Procedure Manual.
PETER M. TURCIC
Director, Division of Energy Employees
Occupational Illness Compensation
Distribution List No. 1: (Claims Examiners, Supervisory Claims Examiners, Technical Assistants, Customer Service Representatives, Fiscal Officers, FAB District Managers, Operation Chiefs, Hearing Representatives, District Office Mail & File Sections.)
OFFICE OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION PROGRAMS
DIVISION OF ENERGY EMPLOYEES’ OCCUPATIONAL
writing to advise you that our office has received your claim for benefits
under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act
(EEOICPA). The claim that you filed
indicates you (or insert employee’s name) were an employee of the Department of
Energy in the
raises complicated issues regarding the eligibility of non-
We appreciate your patience in this matter.