Former Energy Workers
As former energy workers, you were regularly exposed to radioactive materials and other hazardous materials that may have already brought about debilitating and life-threatening illnesses and disabilities. Living with illnesses such as cancer, radiation poisoning, or black lung disease is extremely difficult and you may find that your life will never truly be the same again.
Nuclear Care Partners is dedicated to providing you quality, no cost and in-home medical care and benefits. We are under the Department of Labor Programs, and we work exclusively with former atomic workers who have been diagnosed with work-related illnesses.
We provide superior care to former nuclear workers and help them overcome the difficulties that they experience now. As the premiere provider of home care services, we’re more than just an organization that will help you get qualified for compensation. We’ll work closely with your physicians to give you specialized care that will improve your life.
Below, you’ll find a list of the various labor groups that we’re associated with; namely, the EEOICPA, FECA, RECA, and the DCMWC, as well as detailed information on the qualifications, what each compensation entails, as well as the application process.
Nuclear Care Partners salutes our former energy workers for their service to our country and the work you have done in the Nuclear Weapons Industry. Now, we’re here to give back to you and your family through proper medical compensation and benefits
“The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) provides medical benefits to employees who became ill as a result of working in the atomic weapons industry.”
(U.S. Department of Labor) Patients approved under EEOICPA may qualify for NO COST* in home nursing care services through Nuclear Care Partners.
DCMWC (BLACK LUNG)
The mission of the Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation, or Federal Black Lung Program, is to administer claims filed under the Black Lung Benefits Act. The Act provides compensation to coal miners who are totally disabled by pneumoconiosis arising out of coal mine employment, and to survivors of coal miners whose deaths are attributable to the disease. The Act also provides eligible miners with medical coverage for the treatment of lung diseases related to pneumoconiosis.
The Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) provides federal employees injured in the performance of duty with workers' compensation benefits, which include wage-loss benefits for total or partial disability, monetary benefits for permanent loss of use of a schedule member, medical benefits, and vocational rehabilitation.
A federal statute providing monetary compensation for ATOMIC VETERANS, who contracted cancer and a number of other specified diseases as a direct result of their exposure to atmospheric nuclear testing undertaken by the United States during the Cold War, or their exposure to high levels of radon while doing uranium mining