Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)
Division of Federal Employees' Compensation (DFEC)
Washington District Office Washington D.C.
The Federal Employees' Compensation Act provides workers' compensation coverage to three million Federal and Postal workers around the world for employment-related injuries and occupational diseases. The Division of Federal Employees' Compensation (DFEC) 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.
The Washington, D.C. District Office is dedicated to the timely and accurate processing of federal workers’ compensation claims for employees who reside in the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland in an area roughly comprising Prince George’s County.
Note: Individuals injured on the job while employed by private companies or state and local government agencies should contact their state workers' compensation board.