Title 20

Volume 1 CHAPTER I SUBCHAP B

Subchapter B - Federal Employees' Compensation Act

20:1.0.1.2.2PART 10
PART 10 - CLAIMS FOR COMPENSATION UNDER THE FEDERAL EMPLOYEES' COMPENSATION ACT, AS AMENDED
20:1.0.1.2.2.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Provisions
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.39SUBJGRP 39
  Introduction
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.39.1SECTION 10.0
     10.0 What are the provisions of the FECA, in general
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.39.2SECTION 10.1
     10.1 What rules govern the administration of the FECA and this chapter
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.39.3SECTION 10.2
     10.2 What do these regulations contain
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.39.4SECTION 10.3
     10.3 Have the collection of information requirements of this part been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.40SUBJGRP 40
  Definitions and Forms
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.40.5SECTION 10.5
     10.5 What definitions apply to the regulations in this subchapter
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.40.6SECTION 10.6
     10.6 What special statutory definitions apply to dependents and survivors
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.40.7SECTION 10.7
     10.7 What forms are needed to process claims under the FECA
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.41SUBJGRP 41
  Information in Program Records
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.41.8SECTION 10.10
     10.10 Are all documents relating to claims filed under the FECA considered confidential
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.41.9SECTION 10.11
     10.11 Who maintains custody and control of FECA records
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.41.10SECTION 10.12
     10.12 How may a FECA claimant or beneficiary obtain copies of protected records
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.41.11SECTION 10.13
     10.13 What process is used by a person who wants to correct FECA-related documents
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.42SUBJGRP 42
  Rights and Penalties
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.42.12SECTION 10.15
     10.15 May compensation rights be waived
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.42.13SECTION 10.16
     10.16 What criminal and civil penalties may be imposed in connection with a claim under the FECA
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.42.14SECTION 10.17
     10.17 Is a beneficiary who defrauds the Government in connection with a claim for benefits still entitled to those benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.1.42.15SECTION 10.18
     10.18 Can a beneficiary who is incarcerated based on a felony conviction still receive benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Filing Notices and Claims; Submitting Evidence
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.43SUBJGRP 43
  Notices and Claims for Injury, Disease, and Death - Employee or Survivor's Actions
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.43.1SECTION 10.100
     10.100 How and when is a notice of traumatic injury filed
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.43.2SECTION 10.101
     10.101 How and when is a notice of occupational disease filed
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.43.3SECTION 10.102
     10.102 How and when is a claim for wage loss compensation filed
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.43.4SECTION 10.103
     10.103 How and when is a claim for permanent impairment filed
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.43.5SECTION 10.104
     10.104 How and when is a claim for recurrence filed
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.43.6SECTION 10.105
     10.105 How and when is a notice of death and claim for benefits filed
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.44SUBJGRP 44
  Notices and Claims for Injury, Disease, and Death - Employer's Actions
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.44.7SECTION 10.110
     10.110 What should the employer do when an employee files a notice of traumatic injury or occupational disease
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.44.8SECTION 10.111
     10.111 What should the employer do when an employee files an initial claim for compensation due to disability or permanent impairment
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.44.9SECTION 10.112
     10.112 What should the employer do when an employee files a claim for continuing compensation due to disability
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.44.10SECTION 10.113
     10.113 What should the employer do when an employee dies from a work-related injury or disease
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.45SUBJGRP 45
  Evidence and Burden of Proof
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.45.11SECTION 10.115
     10.115 What evidence is needed to establish a claim
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.45.12SECTION 10.116
     10.116 What additional evidence is needed in cases based on occupational disease
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.45.13SECTION 10.117
     10.117 What happens if, in any claim, the employer contests any of the facts as stated by the claimant
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.45.14SECTION 10.118
     10.118 Does the employer participate in the claims process in any other way
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.45.15SECTION 10.119
     10.119 What action will OWCP take with respect to information submitted by the employer
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.45.16SECTION 10.120
     10.120 May a claimant submit additional evidence
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.45.17SECTION 10.121
     10.121 What happens if OWCP needs more evidence from the claimant
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.46SUBJGRP 46
  Decisions on Entitlement to Benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.46.18SECTION 10.125
     10.125 How does OWCP determine entitlement to benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.46.19SECTION 10.126
     10.126 What does the decision contain
20:1.0.1.2.2.2.46.20SECTION 10.127
     10.127 To whom is the decision sent
20:1.0.1.2.2.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Continuation of Pay
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.47SUBJGRP 47
  Eligibility for COP
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.47.1SECTION 10.200
     10.200 What is continuation of pay
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.47.2SECTION 10.205
     10.205 What conditions must be met to receive COP
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.47.3SECTION 10.206
     10.206 May an employee who uses leave after an injury later decide to use COP instead
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.47.4SECTION 10.207
     10.207 May an employee who returns to work, then stops work again due to the effects of the injury, receive COP
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.48SUBJGRP 48
  Responsibilities
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.48.5SECTION 10.210
     10.210 What are the employee's responsibilities in COP cases
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.48.6SECTION 10.211
     10.211 What are the employer's responsibilities in COP cases
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.49SUBJGRP 49
  Calculation of COP
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.49.7SECTION 10.215
     10.215 How does OWCP compute the number of days of COP used
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.49.8SECTION 10.216
     10.216 How is the pay rate for COP calculated
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.49.9SECTION 10.217
     10.217 Is COP charged if the employee continues to work, but in a different job that pays less
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.50SUBJGRP 50
  Controversion and Termination of COP
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.50.10SECTION 10.220
     10.220 When is an employer not required to pay COP
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.50.11SECTION 10.221
     10.221 How is a claim for COP controverted
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.50.12SECTION 10.222
     10.222 When may an employer terminate COP which has already begun
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.50.13SECTION 10.223
     10.223 Are there other circumstances under which OWCP will not authorize payment of COP
20:1.0.1.2.2.3.50.14SECTION 10.224
     10.224 What happens if OWCP finds that the employee is not entitled to COP after it has been paid
20:1.0.1.2.2.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Medical and Related Benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.51SUBJGRP 51
  Emergency Medical Care
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.51.1SECTION 10.300
     10.300 What are the basic rules for authorizing emergency medical care
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.51.2SECTION 10.301
     10.301 May the physician designated on Form CA-16 refer the employee to another medical specialist or medical facility
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.51.3SECTION 10.302
     10.302 Should the employer authorize medical care if he or she doubts that the injury occurred, or that it is work-related
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.51.4SECTION 10.303
     10.303 Should the employer use a Form CA-16 to authorize medical testing when an employee is exposed to a workplace hazard just once
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.51.5SECTION 10.304
     10.304 Are there any exceptions to these procedures for obtaining medical care
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.52SUBJGRP 52
  Medical Treatment and Related Issues
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.52.6SECTION 10.310
     10.310 What are the basic rules for obtaining medical care
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.52.7SECTION 10.311
     10.311 What are the special rules for the services of chiropractors
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.52.8SECTION 10.312
     10.312 What are the special rules for the services of clinical psychologists
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.52.9SECTION 10.313
     10.313 Will OWCP pay for preventive treatment
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.52.10SECTION 10.314
     10.314 Will OWCP pay for the services of an attendant
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.52.11SECTION 10.315
     10.315 Will OWCP pay for transportation to obtain medical treatment
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.52.12SECTION 10.316
     10.316 After selecting a treating physician, may an employee choose to be treated by another physician instead
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.53SUBJGRP 53
  Directed Medical Examinations
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.53.13SECTION 10.320
     10.320 Can OWCP require an employee to be examined by another physician
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.53.14SECTION 10.321
     10.321 What happens if the opinion of the physician selected by OWCP differs from the opinion of the physician selected by the employee
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.53.15SECTION 10.322
     10.322 Who pays for second opinion and referee examinations
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.53.16SECTION 10.323
     10.323 What are the penalties for failing to report for or obstructing a second opinion or referee examination
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.53.17SECTION 10.324
     10.324 May an employer require an employee to undergo a physical examination in connection with a work-related injury
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.54SUBJGRP 54
  Medical Reports
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.54.18SECTION 10.330
     10.330 What are the requirements for medical reports
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.54.19SECTION 10.331
     10.331 How and when should the medical report be submitted
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.54.20SECTION 10.332
     10.332 What additional medical information will OWCP require to support continuing payment of benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.54.21SECTION 10.333
     10.333 What additional medical information will OWCP require to support a claim for a schedule award
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.55SUBJGRP 55
  Medical Bills
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.55.22SECTION 10.335
     10.335 How are medical bills submitted
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.55.23SECTION 10.336
     10.336 What are the time frames for submitting bills
20:1.0.1.2.2.4.55.24SECTION 10.337
     10.337 If an employee is only partially reimbursed for a medical expense, must the provider refund the balance of the amount paid to the employee
20:1.0.1.2.2.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Compensation and Related Benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.56SUBJGRP 56
  Compensation for Disability and Impairment
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.56.1SECTION 10.400
     10.400 What is total disability
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.56.2SECTION 10.401
     10.401 When and how is compensation for total disability paid
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.56.3SECTION 10.402
     10.402 What is partial disability
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.56.4SECTION 10.403
     10.403 When and how is compensation for partial disability paid
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.56.5SECTION 10.404
     10.404 When and how is compensation for a schedule impairment paid
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.56.6SECTION 10.405
     10.405 Who is considered a dependent in a claim based on disability or impairment
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.56.7SECTION 10.406
     10.406 What are the maximum and minimum rates of compensation in disability cases
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.57SUBJGRP 57
  Compensation for Death
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.57.8SECTION 10.410
     10.410 Who is entitled to compensation in case of death, and what are the rates of compensation payable in death cases
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.57.9SECTION 10.411
     10.411 What are the maximum and minimum rates of compensation in death cases
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.57.10SECTION 10.412
     10.412 Will OWCP pay the costs of burial and transportation of the remains
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.57.11SECTION 10.413
     10.413 May a schedule award be paid after an employee's death
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.57.12SECTION 10.414
     10.414 What reports of dependents are needed in death cases
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.57.13SECTION 10.415
     10.415 What must a beneficiary do if the number of beneficiaries decreases
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.57.14SECTION 10.416
     10.416 How does a change in the number of beneficiaries affect the amount of compensation paid to the other beneficiaries
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.57.15SECTION 10.417
     10.417 What reports are needed when compensation payments continue for children over age 18
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.58SUBJGRP 58
  Adjustments to Compensation
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.58.16SECTION 10.420
     10.420 How are cost-of-living adjustments applied
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.58.17SECTION 10.421
     10.421 May a beneficiary receive other kinds of payments from the Federal Government concurrently with compensation
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.58.18SECTION 10.422
     10.422 May compensation payments be issued in a lump sum
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.58.19SECTION 10.423
     10.423 May compensation payments be assigned to, or attached by, creditors
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.58.20SECTION 10.424
     10.424 May someone other than the beneficiary be designated to receive compensation payments
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.58.21SECTION 10.425
     10.425 May compensation be claimed for periods of restorable leave
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59SUBJGRP 59
  Overpayments
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.22SECTION 10.430
     10.430 How does OWCP notify an individual of a payment made
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.23SECTION 10.431
     10.431 What does OWCP do when an overpayment is identified
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.24SECTION 10.432
     10.432 How can an individual present evidence to OWCP in response to a preliminary notice of an overpayment
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.25SECTION 10.433
     10.433 Under what circumstances can OWCP waive recovery of an overpayment
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.26SECTION 10.434
     10.434 If OWCP finds that the recipient of an overpayment was not at fault, what criteria are used to decide whether to waive recovery of it
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.27SECTION 10.435
     10.435 Is an individual responsible for an overpayment that resulted from an error made by OWCP or another Government agency
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.28SECTION 10.436
     10.436 Under what circumstances would recovery of an overpayment defeat the purpose of the FECA
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.29SECTION 10.437
     10.437 Under what circumstances would recovery of an overpayment be against equity and good conscience
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.30SECTION 10.438
     10.438 Can OWCP require the individual who received the overpayment to submit additional financial information
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.31SECTION 10.439
     10.439 What is addressed at a pre-recoupment hearing
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.32SECTION 10.440
     10.440 How does OWCP communicate its final decision concerning recovery of an overpayment, and what appeal right accompanies it
20:1.0.1.2.2.5.59.33SECTION 10.441
     10.441 How are overpayments collected
20:1.0.1.2.2.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Continuing Benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.60SUBJGRP 60
  Rules and Evidence
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.60.1SECTION 10.500
     10.500 What are the basic rules governing continuing receipt of compensation benefits and return to work
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.60.2SECTION 10.501
     10.501 What medical evidence is necessary to support continuing receipt of compensation benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.60.3SECTION 10.502
     10.502 How does OWCP evaluate evidence in support of continuing receipt of compensation benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.60.4SECTION 10.503
     10.503 Under what circumstances may OWCP reduce or terminate compensation benefits
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.61SUBJGRP 61
  Return to Work - Employer's Responsibilities
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.61.5SECTION 10.505
     10.505 What actions must the employer take
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.61.6SECTION 10.506
     10.506 May the employer monitor the employee's medical care
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.61.7SECTION 10.507
     10.507 How should the employer make an offer of suitable work
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.61.8SECTION 10.508
     10.508 May relocation expenses be paid for an employee who would need to move to accept an offer of reemployment
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.61.9SECTION 10.509
     10.509 If an employee's light duty job is eliminated due to downsizing, what is the effect on compensation
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.61.10SECTION 10.510
     10.510 When may a light duty job form the basis of a loss of wage-earning capacity determination
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.61.11SECTION 10.511
     10.511 How may a loss of wage-earning capacity determination be modified
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.62SUBJGRP 62
  Return to Work - Employee's Responsibilities
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.62.12SECTION 10.515
     10.515 What actions must the employee take with respect to returning to work
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.62.13SECTION 10.516
     10.516 How will an employee know if OWCP considers a job to be suitable
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.62.14SECTION 10.517
     10.517 What are the penalties for refusing to accept a suitable job offer
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.62.15SECTION 10.518
     10.518 Does OWCP provide services to help employees return to work
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.62.16SECTION 10.519
     10.519 What action will OWCP take if an employee refuses to undergo vocational rehabilitation
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.62.17SECTION 10.520
     10.520 How does OWCP determine compensation after an employee completes a vocational rehabilitation program
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.62.18SECTION 10.521
     10.521 If an employee elects to receive retirement benefits instead of FECA benefits, what effect may such an election have on that employee's entitlement to FECA compensation
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.63SUBJGRP 63
  Reports of Earnings From Employment and Self-Employment
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.63.19SECTION 10.525
     10.525 What information must the employee report
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.63.20SECTION 10.526
     10.526 Must the employee report volunteer activities
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.63.21SECTION 10.527
     10.527 Does OWCP verify reports of earnings
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.63.22SECTION 10.528
     10.528 What action will OWCP take if the employee fails to file a report of activity indicating an ability to work
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.63.23SECTION 10.529
     10.529 What action will OWCP take if the employee files an incomplete report
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.64SUBJGRP 64
  Reports of Dependents
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.64.24SECTION 10.535
     10.535 How are dependents defined, and what information must the employee report
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.64.25SECTION 10.536
     10.536 What is the penalty for failing to submit a report of dependents
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.64.26SECTION 10.537
     10.537 What reports are needed when compensation payments continue for children over age 18
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.65SUBJGRP 65
  Reduction and Termination of Compensation
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.65.27SECTION 10.540
     10.540 When and how is compensation reduced or terminated
20:1.0.1.2.2.6.65.28SECTION 10.541
     10.541 What action will OWCP take after issuing written notice of its intention to reduce or terminate compensation
20:1.0.1.2.2.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Appeals Process
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.66SUBJGRP 66
  Reconsiderations and Reviews by the Director
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.66.1SECTION 10.600
     10.600 How can final decisions of OWCP be reviewed
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.66.2SECTION 10.605
     10.605 What is reconsideration
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.66.3SECTION 10.606
     10.606 How does a claimant request reconsideration
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.66.4SECTION 10.607
     10.607 What is the time limit for requesting reconsideration
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.66.5SECTION 10.608
     10.608 How does OWCP decide whether to grant or deny the request for reconsideration
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.66.6SECTION 10.609
     10.609 How does OWCP decide whether new evidence requires modification of the prior decision
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.66.7SECTION 10.610
     10.610 What is a review by the Director
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.67SUBJGRP 67
  Hearings
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.67.8SECTION 10.615
     10.615 What is a hearing
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.67.9SECTION 10.616
     10.616 How does a claimant obtain a hearing
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.67.10SECTION 10.617
     10.617 How is an oral hearing conducted
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.67.11SECTION 10.618
     10.618 How is a review of the written record conducted
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.67.12SECTION 10.619
     10.619 May subpoenas be issued for witnesses and documents
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.67.13SECTION 10.620
     10.620 Who pays the costs associated with subpoenas
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.67.14SECTION 10.621
     10.621 What is the employer's role when an oral hearing has been requested
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.67.15SECTION 10.622
     10.622 May a claimant or representative withdraw a request for or postpone a hearing
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.68SUBJGRP 68
  Review by the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (ECAB)
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.68.16SECTION 10.625
     10.625 What kinds of decisions may be appealed
20:1.0.1.2.2.7.68.17SECTION 10.626
     10.626 Who has jurisdiction of cases on appeal to the ECAB
20:1.0.1.2.2.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Special Provisions
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.69SUBJGRP 69
  Representation
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.69.1SECTION 10.700
     10.700 May a claimant designate a representative
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.69.2SECTION 10.701
     10.701 Who may serve as a representative
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.69.3SECTION 10.702
     10.702 How are fees for services paid
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.69.4SECTION 10.703
     10.703 How are fee applications approved
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.69.5SECTION 10.704
     10.704 What penalties apply to representatives who collect a fee without approval
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70SUBJGRP 70
  Third Party Liability
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.6SECTION 10.705
     10.705 When must an employee or other FECA beneficiary take action against a third party
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.7SECTION 10.706
     10.706 How will a beneficiary know if OWCP or SOL has determined that action against a third party is required
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.8SECTION 10.707
     10.707 What must a FECA beneficiary who is required to take action against a third party do to satisfy the requirement that the claim be “prosecuted”
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.9SECTION 10.708
     10.708 Can a FECA beneficiary who refuses to comply with a request to assign a claim to the United States or to prosecute the claim in his or her own name be penalized
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.10SECTION 10.709
     10.709 What happens if a beneficiary directed by OWCP or SOL to take action against a third party does not believe that a claim can be successfully prosecuted at a reasonable cost
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.11SECTION 10.710
     10.710 Under what circumstances must a recovery of money or other property in connection with an injury or death for which benefits are payable under the FECA be reported to OWCP or SOL
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.12SECTION 10.711
     10.711 How is the amount of the recovery of the FECA beneficiary determined
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.13SECTION 10.712
     10.712 How much of any settlement or judgment must be paid to the United States
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.14SECTION 10.713
     10.713 How is a structured settlement (that is, a settlement providing for receipt of funds over a specified period of time) treated for purposes of reporting the gross recovery
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.15SECTION 10.714
     10.714 What amounts are included in the refundable disbursements
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.16SECTION 10.715
     10.715 Is a beneficiary required to pay interest on the amount of the refund due to the United States
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.17SECTION 10.716
     10.716 If the required refund is not paid within 30 days of the request for repayment, can it be collected from payments due under the FECA
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.18SECTION 10.717
     10.717 Is a settlement or judgment received as a result of allegations of medical malpractice in treating an injury covered by the FECA a gross recovery that must be reported to OWCP or SOL
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.19SECTION 10.718
     10.718 Are payments to a beneficiary as a result of an insurance policy which the beneficiary has purchased a gross recovery that must be reported to OWCP or SOL
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.70.20SECTION 10.719
     10.719 If a settlement or judgment is received for more than one wound or medical condition, can the refundable disbursements paid on a single FECA claim be attributed to different conditions for purposes of calculating the refund or credit owed to the Uni
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.71SUBJGRP 71
  Federal Grand and Petit Jurors
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.71.21SECTION 10.725
     10.725 When is a Federal grand or petit juror covered under the FECA
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.71.22SECTION 10.726
     10.726 When does a juror's entitlement to disability compensation begin
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.71.23SECTION 10.727
     10.727 What is the pay rate of jurors for compensation purposes
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.72SUBJGRP 72
  Peace Corps Volunteers
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.72.24SECTION 10.730
     10.730 What are the conditions of coverage for Peace Corps volunteers and volunteer leaders injured while serving outside the United States
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.72.25SECTION 10.731
     10.731 What is the pay rate of Peace Corps volunteers and volunteer leaders for compensation purposes
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.73SUBJGRP 73
  Non-Federal Law Enforcement Officers
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.73.26SECTION 10.735
     10.735 When is a non-Federal law enforcement officer (LEO) covered under the FECA
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.73.27SECTION 10.736
     10.736 What are the time limits for filing a LEO claim
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.73.28SECTION 10.737
     10.737 How is a LEO claim filed, and who can file a LEO claim
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.73.29SECTION 10.738
     10.738 Under what circumstances are benefits payable in LEO claims
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.73.30SECTION 10.739
     10.739 What kind of objective evidence of a potential Federal crime must exist for coverage to be extended
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.73.31SECTION 10.740
     10.740 In what situations will OWCP automatically presume that a law enforcement officer is covered by the FECA
20:1.0.1.2.2.8.73.32SECTION 10.741
     10.741 How are benefits calculated in LEO claims
20:1.0.1.2.2.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Information for Medical Providers
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.74SUBJGRP 74
  Medical Records and Bills
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.74.1SECTION 10.800
     10.800 How do providers enroll with OWCP for authorizations and billing
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.74.2SECTION 10.801
     10.801 How are medical bills to be submitted
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.74.3SECTION 10.802
     10.802 How should an employee prepare and submit requests for reimbursement for medical expenses, transportation costs, loss of wages, and incidental expenses
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.74.4SECTION 10.803
     10.803 What are the time limitations on OWCP's payment of bills
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75SUBJGRP 75
  Medical Fee Schedule
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75.5SECTION 10.805
     10.805 What services are covered by the OWCP fee schedule
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75.6SECTION 10.806
     10.806 How are the maximum fees defined
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75.7SECTION 10.807
     10.807 How are payments for particular services calculated
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75.8SECTION 10.808
     10.808 Does the fee schedule apply to every kind of procedure
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75.9SECTION 10.809
     10.809 How are payments for medicinal drugs determined
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75.10SECTION 10.810
     10.810 How are payments for inpatient medical services determined
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75.11SECTION 10.811
     10.811 When and how are fees reduced
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75.12SECTION 10.812
     10.812 If OWCP reduces a fee, may a provider request reconsideration of the reduction
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.75.13SECTION 10.813
     10.813 If OWCP reduces a fee, may a provider bill the claimant for the balance
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76SUBJGRP 76
  Exclusion of Providers
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.14SECTION 10.815
     10.815 What are the grounds for excluding a provider from payment under the FECA
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.15SECTION 10.816
     10.816 What will cause OWCP to automatically exclude a physician or other provider of medical services and supplies
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.16SECTION 10.817
     10.817 How are OWCP's exclusion procedures initiated
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.17SECTION 10.818
     10.818 How is a provider notified of OWCP's intent to exclude him or her
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.18SECTION 10.819
     10.819 What requirements must the provider's answer and OWCP's decision meet
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.19SECTION 10.820
     10.820 How can an excluded provider request a hearing
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.20SECTION 10.821
     10.821 How are hearings assigned and scheduled
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.21SECTION 10.822
     10.822 How are subpoenas or advisory opinions obtained
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.22SECTION 10.823
     10.823 How will the administrative law judge conduct the hearing and issue the recommended decision
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.23SECTION 10.824
     10.824 How does the recommended decision become final
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.24SECTION 10.825
     10.825 What are the effects of exclusion
20:1.0.1.2.2.9.76.25SECTION 10.826
     10.826 How can an excluded provider be reinstated
20:1.0.1.2.2.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Death Gratuity
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.1SECTION 10.900
     10.900 What is the death gratuity under this subpart
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.2SECTION 10.901
     10.901 Which employees are covered under this subpart
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.3SECTION 10.902
     10.902 Does every employee's death due to injuries incurred in connection with his or her service with an Armed Force in a contingency operation qualify for the death gratuity
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.4SECTION 10.903
     10.903 Is the death gratuity payment applicable retroactively
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.5SECTION 10.904
     10.904 Does a death as a result of occupational disease qualify for payment of the death gratuity
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.6SECTION 10.905
     10.905 If an employee incurs a covered injury in connection with his or her service with an Armed Force in a contingency operation but does not die of the injury until years later, does the death qualify for payment of the death gratuity
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.7SECTION 10.906
     10.906 What special statutory definitions apply to survivors under this subpart
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.8SECTION 10.907
     10.907 What order of precedence will OWCP use to determine which survivors are entitled to receive the death gratuity payment under this subpart
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.9SECTION 10.908
     10.908 Can an employee designate alternate beneficiaries to receive a portion of the death gratuity payment
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.10SECTION 10.909
     10.909 How does an employee designate a variation in the order or percentage of gratuity payable to survivors and how does the employee designate alternate beneficiaries
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.11SECTION 10.910
     10.910 What if a person entitled to a portion of the death gratuity payment dies after the death of the covered employee but before receiving his or her portion of the death gratuity
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.12SECTION 10.911
     10.911 How is the death gratuity payment process initiated
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.13SECTION 10.912
     10.912 What is required to establish a claim for the death gratuity payment
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.14SECTION 10.913
     10.913 In what situations will OWCP consider that an employee incurred injury in connection with his or her service with an Armed Force in a contingency operation
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.15SECTION 10.914
     10.914 What are the responsibilities of the employing agency in the death gratuity payment process
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.16SECTION 10.915
     10.915 What are the responsibilities of OWCP in the death gratuity payment process
20:1.0.1.2.2.10.77.17SECTION 10.916
     10.916 How is the amount of the death gratuity calculated
20:1.0.1.2.3PART 25
PART 25 - COMPENSATION FOR DISABILITY AND DEATH OF NONCITIZEN FEDERAL EMPLOYEES OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
20:1.0.1.2.3.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Provisions
20:1.0.1.2.3.1.77.1SECTION 25.1
     25.1 How are claims of Federal employees who are neither citizens nor residents adjudicated
20:1.0.1.2.3.1.77.2SECTION 25.2
     25.2 In general, what is the Director's policy regarding such claims
20:1.0.1.2.3.1.77.3SECTION 25.3
     25.3 What is the authority to settle and pay such claims
20:1.0.1.2.3.1.77.4SECTION 25.4
     25.4 What type of evidence is required to establish a claim under this part
20:1.0.1.2.3.1.77.5SECTION 25.5
     25.5 How does OWCP adjudicate claims of non-citizen residents of possessions or territories
20:1.0.1.2.3.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - The Special Schedule of Compensation
20:1.0.1.2.3.2.77.1SECTION 25.100
     25.100 What general provisions does OWCP apply to the Special Schedule
20:1.0.1.2.3.2.77.2SECTION 25.101
     25.101 How is compensation for disability paid
20:1.0.1.2.3.2.77.3SECTION 25.102
     25.102 How is compensation for death of a non-citizen non-resident employee paid
20:1.0.1.2.3.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Extensions of the Special Schedule of Compensation
20:1.0.1.2.3.3.77.1SECTION 25.200
     25.200 How is the Special Schedule applied for employees in the Republic of the Philippines
20:1.0.1.2.3.3.77.2SECTION 25.201
     25.201 How is the Special Schedule applied for employees in Australia
20:1.0.1.2.3.3.77.3SECTION 25.202
     25.202 How is the Special Schedule applied for Japanese seamen
20:1.0.1.2.3.3.77.4SECTION 25.203
     25.203 How is the Special Schedule applied to non-resident aliens in the Territory of Guam