How to File a Claim if You Were Hurt on the Job (Federal Employees)

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How to file a claim webpage

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FECA Program Claim Process webpage

About FECA Claims Administration

Administered by the Division of Federal Employees', Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DFELHWC), The Division of Federal Employees' Compensation adjudicates new claims for benefits and manages ongoing cases; pays medical expenses and compensation benefits to injured workers and survivors; and helps injured employees return to work when they are medically able to do so.

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Employees' Compensation Operations & Management Portal (ECOMP)

ECOMP is a free web-based application hosted by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) that provides Federal agencies with an electronic system for recording workplace injuries and illnesses, and processing claims under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA). ECOMP features include FECA claim submission, Agency Query System (AQS), Claimant Query System (CQS), CE-LinQ for Employing Agencies, OSHA reporting, and many more. ECOMP also allows for uploading of supporting documents to FECA case files. Visit ECOMP hompage to learn more about how to use the system in User Guides under Help menu.

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