22 Apr Did you or someone you know work for a uranium mine, mill, or atomic weapons plant?
Current/former workers and surviving family members may qualify for compensation and/or medical benefits.
Join Atomic Resource Coalition and Critical Nurse Staffing, LLC for an informational meeting regarding benefits under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (“RECA”) and the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (“EEOICPA”) as well as… FREE BINGO!
Thursday, May 17 @ 3pm
Zion Bank Downstairs Meeting Room
330 South Main Street
Moab, UT 84532
As a non-profit organization, all of ARC’s services are provided at NO COST. For more information or claim assistance over the phone, contact us at 844-686-8355.
What can ARC do for me?
- Help file new/refile denied RECA and EEOICPA claims
- Help gather medical and employment records for claims
- Provide medical screening and/or impairment rating reminders
- Provide guidance for medical expense and wage loss reimbursement
- Deliver updates about the RECA/EEOICPA
Radiation Exposure Compensation Act
RECA provides lump sum compensation awards for individuals who contracted specified diseases in three defined populations:
- Uranium miners, millers and ore transporters – $100,000
- “Onsite participants” at atmospheric nuclear weapons tests – $75,000
- Individuals who lived downwind of the Nevada Test Site (“downwinders”) – $50,000
Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act
Part B of the Act covers those who worked for the Department of Energy, an Atomic Weapons Employer or Beryllium Vendor, with radiation-induced cancers, beryllium disease or silicosis.
- Worker – Medical benefits for covered condition and payment of $150,000
- Survivor – Payment of $150,000
Part E of the Act covers Department of Energy contractor or subcontractor workers for occupationally induced illnesses caused by toxic substances.
- Worker – Medical benefits for covered condition and impairment payment up to $250,000
- Survivor – Base compensation of $125,000 to $175,000 (dependent on wage loss)