BCTINDEX - Subject List for FECA & OWCP Directives

This index contains all OWCP and FECA bulletins, circulars and transmittals from FY '86 forward. The headings should be used in the titles of bulletins and circulars. FB - FECA Bulletin FC - FECA Circular FT - FECA Transmittal OB - OWCP Bulletin OC - OWCP Circular OT - OWCP Transmittal Directives should be filed in directive number order, but they are listed in this index in the order of their release. The date in parentheses indicates when the issuance was indexed. There are six distribution lists for OWCP and FECA issuances, each with a different set of recipients determined by the subject matter of the issuance. Therefore, a person with one job title may have a different set of issuances from a person with another job title. Accountability Review/Management Review * ACPS (see Comp Pay) Adjudication of Claims ADP APPENDIX Bill Pay/BPS/Fee Schedule * BPS (see Bill Pay) Burden of Proof Case File Management/Jurisdiction Case Management/Periodic Roll Review Chargeback Codes Codes other than Chargeback Comp Pay/ACPS/TPCUP Compensation Orders/Letter Decisions/Findings of Fact Conferencing * Consultant (see Medical Exams) Continuation Of Pay (COP) Correspondence/Phone Calls Death Claims Debt Collection (also see Overpayments) BCTINDEX

Dual Benefits (includes Computer Matches) Due Process/Pre-Termination or Reduction Notice ECAB Employee False Statements/Fraud * Fee Schedule (see Bill Pay) * Findings of Fact (see Compensation Orders) Fiscal FOIA/Privacy Forms * Fraud (see False Statements) Health Benefits/Life Insurance Hearings * IME (see Medical Exams) Impairment/Schedule Awards Indexes of OWCP/DFEC Issuances * Letter Decisions (see Compensation Orders) * Life Insurance (see Health Benefits) * Management Review (see Accountability Review) Medical Exams/Consultant/IME/Second Opinion Medical, General Meetings/Conferences * Miscellaneous (see APPENDIX) Occupational Disease Overpayments (also see Debt Collection) * Periodic Roll Review (see Case Management) Performance of Duty * Pre-Termination or Reduction Notice (see Due Process) Privacy Act Reconsideration Recurrence * Reemployment (see Return to Work) Regulations (also see subject) Rehabilitation BCTINDEX

Reporting Injuries Return to Work/Reemployment * Schedule Awards (see Impairment) * Second Opinion (see Medical Exams) Third Party * TPCUP (see Comp Pay) Training War Hazards WEC Determinations

Accountability Review/Management Review
FC 86-8FY OB 86-02 FB 86-26 1986 FEC Accountability Review Process Revision of the FY 1986 Accountability Review Schedule Federal Agency Programs to Improve Case Management of Federal Employees' Compensation Claims The Accountability Review Process for FY 1988 District Office Management Review Procedures and Reporting Requirements Scheduling of Accountability Reviews Program Standards and Tracking System for Remanded Cases Program Standards for Transfer of Cases Requested by ECAB or BHR Issuance of PM 8-201, Regular Recurring Reports Regional Office and District Office Administrative Accountability Review Standards Management Review of Rehabilitation Quality

FC 88-14 FB 88-15 OB 88-11 FB 91-05 FB 91-06 FT 91-08 OB 92-01

OB 93-02 BCTINDEX

OT 93-05

Issuance of OWCP PM 4-400, Update of the OWCP Quarterly Review & Analysis Process Instructions Reissuance of PM 8-201, Regular Recurring Reports, to reflect reporting requirements of Form CA-80 Release of OWCP PM Chapter 4-300, Accountability Reviews Revision to PM 8-201, Regular Recurring Reports, to require management review only once each two years Reissuance of OWCP Bulletin 93-2, "Management Review of Rehabilitation Quality" OWCP PM 4-300, Accountability Reviews (change to bulletin number only) OWCP PM Chapter 4-300, Accountability Reviews

FT 93-13

OT 93-10 FT 93-42

OB 93-09

OT 95-01

OT 95-02

Adjudication of Claims
FC 86-06 FPM Letter 810-7 on Obtaining Information for Case Adjudication from Federal Agencies Handling Requests for Appeal Adjudication of Disability and Death Claims (2- 800); Requesting Investigations (2-402) Processing No-Time-Lost Traumatic Injury Cases Revision to Chapter 1-100 concerning claims of Foreign Service/State Department employees Identifying and Coding First Aid Injuries Revision to Chapter 2-401 concerning non- controverted no time loss claims Processing "Minor" Occupational Disease Claims FPM Letter 810-14 on Reporting First Aid Injuries to OWCP

FB 86-50 FT 87-27

FB 88-20 FT 88-17

FB 88-17 FT 88-19 FB 88-25 FC 89-04 BCTINDEX

FB 89-20 FC 90-04 FB 90-02 OB 90-03

Review of Old Unadjudicated Cases Statements of Accepted Facts Elimination of Code D6 Handling Claims and Medical Bills of Relatives and Acquaintances by OWCP Personnel Revision to PM 2-1700 re change of address for Peace Corps claims Revision to PM 2-1700 re change of address and pay rate info for Peace Corps cases Revision to PM 2-1700 to eliminate material re NYC and other obsolete references Revision to PM 2-800 to address the various ways questions may be phrased in obtaining evidence Revision to PM 2-800 to eliminate requirement for claimant to request missing info from EA Benefits Payable Due to War-Risk Hazard Revisions to PM 2-800 and 2-809 re denial with no development where no evidence that claimed incidents occurred within POD, and division of SOAF to reflect that not all incidents claimed are factors of employment Readjudication of Peace Corps Cases Transferred to District Offices Release ofnew Chapter 7-200, Non-Federal Law Enforcement Officers Revision to PM 2-800 re affirmative defense Revisions to PM 2-805 and 2-809--effect of lack of evidence from employing agency on Office's decision Release of new Chapters 7-100, Introduction, and 7-300, War Hazards, of Special Case Procedures Reissuance of PM 2-801, Time Revision to PM 2-800, Development of Claims

FT 90-08 FT 90-13

FT 91-04

FT 91-10

FT 91-16

FB 91-14 FT 92-15

FC 91-12 FT 91-21 FT 91-25 FT 92-09

FT 92-29

FT 93-18 FT 93-21 BCTINDEX

FB 94-05 FT 94-15

"Lost-Time/No-Lost-Time" Case Processing Revised outline and new Chapters 7-400, War Claims, 7-500, Civil Air Patrol, and 7-700, Federal Relief Workers Revised outline and new Chapters 7-600, Reserve Officers' Training Corps, 7-901, Foreign Natinal Claims, and 7-902, Panama Canal Commission workers Renumbering of Part 7, Special Act Cases, to Part 4 Revision to Chapter 2-1700, Special Act Cases Revision to Chapter 2-1700, Special Act Cases (05/95B) Revision to Chapter 2-0809, Statements of Accepted Facts (05/95B) Revision to Chapters 2-0803, Facts of Injury, and 2-0805, Causal Relationship (06/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-1700, Special Act Cases (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0800, Development of Claims (10/95A) Revision to Chapter 4-0300, War Hazards (12/95A) Use of Incorrect Form (05/96B) Revision to Chapter 4-600, Reserve Officers' Training Corps (05/96B) Revison of Chapter 2-800, Development of Claims (05/98) Revision to Chapter 4-0300, War Hazards (10/98A) Revision of Chapter 2-1700, Special Act Cases (11/98A) New Regulations - Withdrawal of Claims (03/99B) Revision to Chapter 2-810, Developing and Evaluting Medical Evidence Revised procedures for processing work-related injury claims filed by employees of the Office of Worker's Compensation Programs and their relatives in the Midwest (formerly Chicago) Region.

FT 94-17

FT 94-39 FT 95-11 FT 95-26 FT 95-27 FT 95-23

FT 95-37 FT 96-01 FT 96-08 FB 96-10 FT 96-19 FB 98-05 FT 99-01 FT 99-05 FB 99-15 FT 01-06 FB 02-04

BCTINDEX

FC 02-08 FT 02-11

Statement of Accepted Facts, (SOAF). Revision to Chapter 2-1700, Special Act Cases, Part 2 - Claims, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual Revision to Chapter 2-0800, Development of Claims, Part 2 - Claims, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual. Adjudicatoin of Claims - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Assistance Employees (DAE).

FT 04-01

FB 04-05

ADP
(FB)86-01 FB 86-12 FB 86-23 FC 86-37 FC 86-40 FB 86-46 FB 86-47 FB 86-49 FB 87-02 FC 87-04 FB 87-07 FC 87-13 FB 87-24 Security Classifications for Positions Associated With the FEC ADP System Keying Conventions Data Base Purification - Social Security Numbers Change Controls for the Third Quarter Field Support Contract for Four Phase Equipment Case Management File Changes Implementing Change Controls Acquisition of Certain ADP Equipment and Supplies 1987 ACPS Schedule; 1987 ADMS Transmission and Processing Schedule Change Controls for the Fourth Quarter (1986) Survey of IV Phase Configurations Change Controls for the First Quarter FY 1987 District Office Reporting Requirements Under the New Systems Support Incorporated (SSI) Contract

FB 87-25 Obtaining Four-Phase Equipment or Service; Disk Pack Exchanges; System BCTINDEX

Shut-Down due to High Computer Room Temperature FB 89-03 FB 89-16 FB 91-03 FB 92-03 FB 92-09 FB 93-02 OC 93-01 FB 93-10 FB 93-11 FB 93-12 FB 94-07 FB 94-11 Entering Case Create Dates for Cases Retrieved From the Federal Records Center Data Base Purification--Social Security Numbers Disposal of IV-Phase Equipment Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Schedule--1992 DMS Report Schedule - 1992 ACPS and DMS Report Schedule - 1993 Calendar/Diary Function in the Rehabilitation Tracking System Sequent System Changes TPCUP Coding Changes Updated ICD-9 Codes in Accepted Condition Field ACPS and DMS Report Schedule - 1994 Coding Guidelines for the Quality Case Management and Disability Tracking Functions in the Sequent System Closing of the Washington, DC Financial Center, U. S. Treasury; Revised Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Schedule--1994 Automation of Program Issuances Further Coding Instructions for the Quality Case Management and Disability Tracking Systems Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) and Debt System (DMS) Report Schedule - 1995. Management

FC 94-06

FC 94-10 FB 94-24

FB 95-04

FB 95-13

Revised Coding Scheme and Streamlined Data Entry for the Quality Case Management and Disability Tracking System Coding Guidelines for the Windows Version of the Periodic Roll Management System (PRMS)

FB 95-15 BCTINDEX

FC 95-10 FC 95-11 FB 96-05

ADP--Making Folioviews Availablle Outside OWCP ADP--Making Procedure Manual Exhibits to Folioviews (05/95B) Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) and Debt Management System (DMS) Report Schedule - 1996 (01/96B) ADP - New Case Management File (CMF) Data Elements and New Create" and "Case Change" Coding Requirements (11/96A) Access to OWCP Material on the World Wide Web (11/96A) (numbering corrected 01/97A) "Reengineered" Coding Scheme and Data Entry for the Quality Case Management (QCM) System (11/96B) Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) and Debt Management System (DMS) Report Schedule - 1997 (01/97A) Revisions to Chapter 2-0401, Automated System Support for Case Actions (11/97B) ADP - Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) and Debt Management System (DMS) Report Schedule 1998 (01/98A) Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price INdex (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustmenst for March 1, 1998 (01/98A) Revision to Chapter 2-0401, Automated System Support for Case Actions (01/98B) "Case

FB 97-03

FC 97-01

FB 97-02

FB 97-05

FT 98-03

FB 98-02

FB 98-03

FT 98-04

FB 99-03 FB 99-03

Case Management/ADP: Guidelines for Periodic Roll Management (12//98A) Case Management/ADP: Guidelines for Periodic Roll Management (12/98A) (Corrected 02/99A)

FB 99-20 Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) and Debt Management System (DMS) Report Schedule - 1999 (01/99B) FB 00-04 FB 04-02 BCTINDEX ADP - Formal Decisions/Concurrent Conditions (11/99B) ADP - Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Schedule for 2004.

Bill Pay/BPS/Fee Schedule
OB 86-05 FB 86-06 FB 86-13 Payment Process for Vocational Rehabilitation Bills Medical Payment Verification Form CA-91 Interest Rates on Medical Bills Covered by the Prompt Payment Act, and Interest Rates Chargeable on Outstanding Debts Under the Debt Collection Act of 1982 Chapter 5-202 is revised to correct the list of provider type codes used in preparing bills for payment Questions and Answers About Bill Payment Reductions Reduction of Medical Bills Transfer of Rehabilitation Bill Payment Function to Fiscal Section Bill Coding Under Medical Fee Schedule Provider type code O (Other) was inadvertently omitted from recent FECA Transmittal No. 86-13 Billing and Credit Reporting of Debtors Current Procedural Terminology Coding Aid Prompt Payment Interest Rates Appeals of Fee Schedule Determinations Weekly Production of Bill Payment Timelag Report Adjustment of Line Item Amounts When Paying Bills Processing Bills for Payment - Optional Screening; Separation of Functions; Payment of Rehab Bills (5-202) CPT Codes for Chiropractic Services (5-202) Documentation of Multiple Date Stamps on Bills

FT 86-13

FC 86-17 FB 86-25 FB 86-29 FB 86-31 FT 86-33

FB 86-36 FB 86-38 FC 86-38 FB 86-45 FB 86-52 FB 86-54 FT 87-02

FT 87-08 FB 87-10 BCTINDEX

FC 87-11 FB 87-12 FB 87-17 FC 87-20 FC 87-25

Current Interest Rates for Debt Collection and Prompt Payment (January 1987) Procedures for Entering Third Party Recoveries to Bill Pay History Bill Returns Prior to Processing Paper Checks and the Elimination of the Use of Multiple Enclosures Current Interest Rates for Debt Collection and Prompt Payment (January and July 1987) New Regulations - Time Limitation on Payment of Bills (5-203, 5-204 and 5-202) Medical Fee Schedule Revised Procedure for Documenting Multiple Date Stamps on Bills Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination or Treatment Decentralization of BPS Funds Control Paying Interest on Medical Bills Covered by the Prompt Payment Act in the FECA Program Revision of Chapter 5-1002, BPS Jobs and Keying Instructions, Part 5-Benefit Payments, FECA PM Exhibits for Chapter 5-1002 Revision of Form OWCP-1500, Health Insurance Claim Form Revision in Reimbursement Rates Payable for Use Of POV in Securing Medical Examination and Treatment Explanation of the Cut-off Extension for the ACPS and BPS Rolls Exercising Discretionary Authority to Approve Payment for Medical Expenses Secured in Doubtful Cases (Amended bulletin issued 4/7/89) Check Recertification of ACPS Payments; SF-1184 Preparation in Bill Payment Inquiries from Providers

FB 87-29

FT 87-29 FB 87-38 FB 87-50

FB 88-10 OB 88-07

FT 88-11

FT 88-16 FC 88-27 FB 88-26

FC 88-35 FB 89-01

FB 89-02

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OB 89-03 FB 89-23 FC 90-07 FB 89-31

The Prompt Payment Act Amendments of 1988 Payment of Late Charges Current Interest Rate for Debt Collection and Prompt Payment Bills Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment Current Interest Rate for Prompt Payment Bills FECA Fee Schedule Update--1990 Revised Form CA-D-11, BPS Batch Control and Data Entry Log; Alternative Status Code for Payment of Special Bills Quarterly Sample of Paid Bills Department of the Treasury, Agency Confirmation Report Revision of PM 5-201 re need for recommendation from treating physician for repair/replacement of appliances, and for prior authorization Current Interest Rates for Debt Collection and Prompt Payment Bills New Procedures for the Processing of Medical Bills for Outpatient Services Verification and Certification of Payments Being Made Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment Current Interest Rate for Prompt Payment Bills Revision of Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Provide Rehabilitation Services Current Interest Rate for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Medical Payments by Health Benefits Carriers Revision to PM 5-202 re payment of assisted reemployment bills Medical Bill Processing Enhancement

FC 90-21 FB 90-23 FB 91-03

FB 91-04 FC 90-14 FT 91-03

FC 91-07 FB 91-18 FB 91-22 FB 91-24

FC 91-15 OC 91-01

FC 92-05 FB 91-26 FT 93-03 FC 93-05 BCTINDEX

FB 93-03 FC 93-11 FB 93-09 FC 93-18 FB 94-08 FB 94-09 FB 94-10 FC 94-04 FT 94-26 FC 94-12 OB 94-05 FC 95-06 FB 95-10

New Procedure Code Modifiers Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection System Enhancements Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Explanation of Benefits Letters Duplicate Checking and Bypass Codes Supervisory Sampling of Bills Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Revision to PM 2-401 re addresses available through the automated system Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Vocational Rehabilitation Bill Processing (ADD REF 01/98A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment Discounts on Hospital Bills Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (08/95A) Excluded Provider Changes (12/95A) Increases in the Reimbursement Rate for OWCP Contract Field Nurses (01/96B) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (02/96B) Revisions to 5-0100, Introduction, and 5-0101, Security of the Fiscal Operation; revisions to and replacement of 5-0201, Authorizing Medical Payments, 5-0202, Processing Bills for Payment, 5-0203, Bill Coding under Medical Fee Schedule, 5-0204, Appeals of Fee Schedule Determinations, and 5-1002, BPS Jobs and Keying Instructions, Part 5 Benefit Payments

FB 95-18 FC 95-14 FB 96-03 FC 96-02 FC 96-03 FT 96-10

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FT 96-13 FT 96-21 FB 96-13

Revision to Part 5, Benefit Payments (03/96B) Revisions to Chapter 5-204, Principles of Bill Adjudication (05/96B) Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment (07/96A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (07/96A) Bill Payment/BPS - Physical Therapy Authorizations (09/96A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (01/97A) Bill Pay -- Travel Expenses (07/97A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (07/97B) Bill Pay -- OWCP Liability for Sales Taxes (07/97B) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (01/98A) Revised Forms - CA-16 and CA-17 (02/98A) Bill Payment/BPS - New Edits for Procedure Code Datres of Validity (03/98A) Bill Pay/BPS - Supervisory Sampling of Bills (03/98A) Bill Payment/BPS - Preparations for Changes to Pharmacy Bill Processing

FC 96-06 FB 96-16 FB 97-04 FB 97-14 FC 97-07 FC 97-06 FC 98-07 FC 98-08 FB 98-04 FB 98-05 FB 98-10 (07/98A) FB 98-09 FB 98-11 FC 98-11 OC 98-01 FB 99-01

Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (07/98B) Bill Processing Modifications (08/98A) Procedure Code Modifiers (10/98A) Reimbursement Rates for Travel (10/98A) Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment (10/98B) Bill Payment/BPS - - Medication Which Do Not "Match" Accepted Conditions

FB 99-04 (11/98B) BCTINDEX

FB 99-07 FB 99-21 FC 99-08 FB 99-25

New Regulations - Subpart I - Information for Medical Providers (01/99A) Bill Payment/BPS - Modifications to Inpatient Hospital Bill Procedures (01/99B) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (02/99A) Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment (04/99A) Reimbursement Rates for Travel Effective April 1, 1999 (04/99B) Bill Pay/BPS - Authorization of High Dollar Medical Bills (06/99B) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (08/99A) Bill Payment/BPS - Correct Coding Initiative, Part A (08/99A) Bill Payment/BPS - Data Entry of Inpatient Hospital Bills (09/99A) New Chapter 5-0207, BPS Reports (01/00A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (02/00A) Reimbursement Rates for Travel (02/00A) BPS - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment. (02/00A) Bill Payment/BPS - Correct Coding Initiative, Part B. (03/00A) Bill Payment/BPS - Bill Batch Numbers Reporting Injuries - - Electronic Submission of Forms CA-1 and CA-2 Bill/Payment/BPS - Pharmacy Fee Schedule Change Bill Payment/BPS - "Real-Time" Pharmacy Bill Payment/BPS - Modifications to Inpatient Hospital Bill Procedures Bill Payment/BPS - Prior Authorization for Pharmacy Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (01/01A)

OC 99-01 FB 99-27 FC 99-13 FB 99-29 FB 99-31 FT 00-01 FC 00-06 OC 00-01 FB 00-10

FB 00-11 FB 00-02 FB 00-13 FB 00-16 FB 01-01 FB 01-02 FB 01-02 FC 01-02 BCTINDEX

FB 01-07

BPS - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privatelly Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment. Bill Pay/BPS - Sampling of Bills Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Reimbursement Rates for Travel Current Interest rates for Promp Payment Bills and Debt Collection BPS - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles (POV) Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment. Revision to Chahpter 2-200-2, is revised to show that any compensation payment, not just Death benefits, is subject to the new federal law. Bill Payment-Physical Therapy Multiple Initial Evaluations BPS - OWCP-957 - Medical Travel Refund Request Form and Insturctions for Submitting OWCP-957. BPS - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Automobiles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment. Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection. BPS-OWCP-915 - Medical Reimbursement Form and Instructions

FB 01-10 FC 01-06 OC 02-01 FC 02-07 FB 02-08

FT 02-08

FB 02-10 FB 03-09

FB 04-04

FC 04-02 FB 04-06

FB 05-02 BPS - Central Bill Processing System - Interim Responses to Requests for Medical Authorization FT 05-02 Revision to Chapter 2-1200, Fees for Representatives' Services, Part 2 - Claims, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual FT 05-03 Revision to Chapter 5-200, Overview of the Bill Processing System (BPS), Part 5 - Benefit Payments, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual Revision to Chapter 5-0202, Fee Schedule Appeals, Bill Adjustments, District Director Exceptions and cases/Providers on Review, Part 5 - Benefit Payments, Federal (ECA) Procedure Manual

FT 06-03

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FB 06-02

Bill Pay - Revision in the Reimbursement Rates Payable for the Use of Privately Owned Vehicles Necessary to Secure Medical Examination and Treatment.

Burden of Proof
FB 86-15 FB 87-15 Retroactive Restoration of Benefits in Remanded Cases Claims of Recurrence when Claimant is Performing Light Duty

Case File Management/Jurisdiction

FC 86-01 FB 86-33 FB 86-37 FT 86-37

Transfer of Cases from Atlanta to the Jacksonville District Offices Sending Cases to the National Office Jurisdiction of Claims Involving AIDS or AIDS- Related Diseases Paragraph 5 of Chapter 1-100 is modified to add Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) cases and cases involving AIDS-related diseases to the list of cases for which the Branch of Special Claims has jurisdiction. Creation of Job Corps Cases Case Retirement and Destruction Procedures When Duplicate Cases are Identified Destruction of Records Which Contain Personal Identifiers and Which May Be Covered by Provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 Use of OSHA Site Code When Coding Notice of Injury Forms Merger of District 50 and District 25 into the National Operations Office, District 25 Revision to PM 1-100 to reflect jurisdictional changes stemming from merger of District 25 and the Branch of Special Claims

FB 86-60 FB 89-19 FB 89-21 OB 89-11

FB 90-04 FB 89-32

FT 90-28

BCTINDEX

FT 91-22

Revision to PM 2-400 re adjudication standards and changes in titles and terminology Revision to PM 2-400 to discontinue use of medical spindle Revision to PM 1-100: cases from Panama Canal Commission to remain in NO Revision to Chapter 2-400, File Maintenance and Management Revision to Chapter 2-0400, File Maintenance and Management (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0400, File Maintenance and Management (10/95A) Case Doubling (03/97A) Case File and Bill Batch Imaging (12/97A) Revisions to Chapter 2-0400, File Maintenance and Management (11/97B) Revision of Chapter 2-0400, File Maintenance and Management (10/98A) Case File Imaging (06/99A) Revised Chapter 2-0400, File Maintenance and Management (02/00A) Revision to Chapter 0-100, Introduction to FECA and Procedure Manual Code changes for the Departments of the Air Force, Army, Defense, Health and Human Services, Navy, State, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, and Other Establishments, Case Management Users' Manual, Appendix 4-7 Code changes for the Departments of Labor, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs, Case Management Users' Manual, Appendix 4-7 Case File Management/Jurisdiction-Special Act Cases Revision to Chapters 2-0100, Introduction, and 2-0200, General Provisions of the Feca, Part 2 - Claims, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual

FT 94-01 FT 94-21 FT 95-19 FT 95-33 FT 96-01 FB 97-10 FB 98-01 FT 98-02 FT 99-02 FB 99-05 FT 00-03 FT 01-08 FC 02-09

FC 02-10

FB 04-01 FT 04-05

FT 04-07 Revision to Chapter 1-0200, Jurisdiction, Part 1 - Mail and Files, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual FC 05-06 CD-ROM. BCTINDEX Imaged FECA Cases to Be Provided in Portable Document Format (PDF) on

Case Management/Periodic Roll Review
FT 86-06 Procedures for applying the forfeiture provision of 5 U.S.C. 8106(b) when a claimant fails to respond to CA-1032 Chapter 1-600, paragraphs 14d and 14e have been added, to incorporate the information and procedures contained in FECA Bulletins No. 86-12 and 86-23. Procedures When Duplicate Cases Are Identified Categorization at time of First Payment; Second Opinion at 6 Months from Date of First Disability (2-811) Periodic Roll Reviews (2-812) Disability Claimants in Prison Further Definition of Periodic Roll Reviews (2-812) Revision to PM 2-811 re categorization codes Revision to PM 2-812 re increase in attendants' allowance Revised Case Management Procedures and New Short-Term Roll Medical Matrices Revision to PM 2-812 re reference to Form CA-1090 New Chapter 2-600, Case Management Revision to PM 2-812 to reflect QCM procedures (use of nurse and rehabilitation services) Revision of PM 2-811 District Office Implementation of Nurse Intervention Revision to PM Chapter 2-812, Periodic Review of Disability Cases

FT 86-30

FB 86-39 FT 87-03

FT 87-07 FB 87-20 FT 87-32 FT 90-24 FT 91-12 FB 91-09 FB 91-10 FT 93-02 FT 93-20 FT 93-25

FT 93-28 OB 93-06 FT 93-38 BCTINDEX

FC 93-20 FT 95-01 FT 95-02 FT 95-29 FT 95-33 FT 95-35

FPM Letter Revisions to PM 2-811 and 2-812, exhibits updated Revisions to PM 2-600, exhibits updated Revision to Chapter 2-0811, Early Management of Disability Claims (07/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0600, Case Management (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0811, Early Management of Disability Claims; Chapter 2-0812, Periodic Review of Disability Claims (09/95A) Role of Registered Nurses in QCM Cases (01/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-0600, Case Management (11/96B) Selection of Contract Field Nurses during Option Years (REF ADD 01/98A) Revision to Chapter 2-0811, Early Management of Disability Claims (11/96B) District OfficeUse of Nurses Providing Telephonic Services (03/97A) Revisions to Chapter 2-811, Early Management of Disability Claims, and Chapter 2-812, Periodic Review of Disability Cases (07/97A) Revisions to Chapter 2-600, Case Management (09/97A) Release of New Chapter 2-0601, Disability Tracking and QCM Tracking Systems (01/98B) Prior Authorization of Field Nurse Services (11/98A) Revisions to Chapter 3-201, Staff Nurse Services (11/98A) Case Management/ADP: Guidelines for Periodic Roll Management (12/98A) (Corrected 02/99A) New Regulations--Continuing Benefits (02/99A) Case Management--Medical Queries by Contract Nurses (05/99A) District Office Use of Nurses Providing Telephonic Services (06/99A)

FB 96-06 FT 97-04 OB 97-04 FT 97-02 FB 97-11 FT 97-17

FT 97-16 FT 98-04

OB 98-02 FT 99-06 FB 99-03

FB 99-10 FB 99-02 FB 99-26 BCTINDEX

FB 01-04 FT 03-06

Periodic Roll Management: Evidence of Earnings (01/01A) Revision to Chapter 2-0812, Periodic Review of Disability Cases, Part 2 - Claims, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual

Chargeback Codes
FT 86 FB 86-19 -01, 03, 05, 09, 10, 14, 22, 31, 38, 39, Conversion of Agency Codes for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Corrections to Chargeback -04, 10, 23, 24, 25 -06, 07, 09, 18, 38 -01, 09, 10, 17, 24, 25, 27, 30, 32 -10, 11, 12, 19, 22 -01, 04, 05, 13, 23, 24, 27, 29 -01, 04, 05, 08, 27 -16, 30, 31 -18, 94-27 (new 8-600 and 8-601) (06/95B), 95-15 (09/95B) Issuance of New Chapter 5-0700, Chargeback, Part 5 - Fiscal (09/96B) Code changes for the Departments of Defense, Labor, Agriculture, Education, Interior, State, and Veterans Affairs, and the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Smithsonian Institution, and Other Establishments, Case Management Users' Manual, Appendix 4-7 (02/97A) Code Changes for the Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Navy, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, and the General Services

FB 86-48 FT 87 FT 88 FT 89 FT 90 FT 91 FT 92 FT 93 FT 94-9 FC 95-12 FT 96-29 FC 97-05

FC 98-04 BCTINDEX

Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Other Establishments, Case Management Users' Manual, Appendix 4-7 (11/97A) FC 99-07 Code changes for the Departments of the Air Force, Army, Defense, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, and the U.S. Postal Service and the Federal Judiciary, Case Management Users' Manual, Appendix 4-7 (01/99A) (03/00A) COP Nurse Intervention (05/00B)

FC 00-07 FB 00-15

Codes other than Chargeback
FB 86-34 FB 86-40 FB 86-60 FB 86-61 FT 87-01 FB 87-03 OB 87-04 FT 87-38 FB 87-51 OB 88-04 FB 88-09 FB 88-19 FC 88-29 National Case Management File Conversion of Alpha Shred for Drug Enforcement Administration Codes Creation of Job Corps Cases Data Entry of Agency-Coded Information from Forms CA-1, CA-2, and CA-6 ACPS OLI Code C v. Option C (5-304) New Rehabilitation Codes Expanded Use of Rehabilitation Code 9 Code C for Retired Premiums for Basic Life Insurance (5-308 and 5-400) Rehabilitations by Claims Examiners Modifications of Code 9 Application Rehabilitation Coding for Temporary Positions Use of ICD-9 Codes for Accepted Conditions in CMF Sources for ICD-9 Coding Books

FT 89-20 Addition of PM 2-401 to include TPCUP codes/reports BCTINDEX

FT 89-26 FT 91-25 OB 92-04 FB 92-17 OB 94-01 OB 94-04 OB 94-07 FB 96-01 FT 96-22

Revision to PM 2-401 and 2-1400 to include new code for suspension of benefits Revision to PM 2-401 re elimination of burden of proof denials and code D6 Additional RTS Code for the Assisted Reemployment Program Entering ICD-9 Codes When Accepting a Claim New Plan Approval Code Additional Nurse Codes for the Rehabilitation Tracking System Additional Code for Nurse Tracking and Reporting in RTS Nature of Injury Codes in Cases for Occupational Illness (10/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0401, Automated System Support for Case Actions (06/96A) Additional Codes for Nurses Rehabilitation Tracking System (03/97A) Codes--New OCM Code in Cases Where Claimant is Reemployed in Unclassified (09/98A)

OB 97-03 FB 98-12 Job

FC 01-03

Code changes for the Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Justice, Labor, State, and Veterans Affairs, and the Federal Judiciary and the U.S. Postal Service, Case Management Users' Manual, Appendix 4-7

Comp Pay/ACPS/TPCUP
FT 86-04 FB 86-07 Chapter 5-100 revised to reflect changes effected in Part 5 - Benefit Payments Compensation for Wage Loss When Absent from Work for Compensable Medical Treatment Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Schedule - 1986 Lump Sum Settlements for Psychiatric Claims Retroactive Restoration of Benefits in Remanded Cases

FB 86-08 FB 86-09 FB 86-15 BCTINDEX

FC 86-15 FT 86-20 FB 86-22

Cost of Living Increase Due March 1, 1986 Chapter 2-1000, Dual Benefits, Chapter 5-308, ACPS Adjustments Modifications Made in TPCUP Reports Used in Timely Payment of Claims Procedures Chapter 5-308 is modified to reflect the capacity to make "less paid" and "duplicate" payments through ACPS. Manual Payments Chapter 5-308 is revised to indicate the ACPS history updates must be documented properly when they are used to correct previous adjustments Additional Fields Added to the ACPS History Program (CP530-04) and the Bill Payment History Program (BP430) TPCUP Revisions ACPS OLI Code C v. Option C (5-304) Calculation of Timely Payment Statistics Update of CPI and Min/Max Adjustments (2-900) Update of CPI and Min/Max Adjustments (5-302) Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1987 Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1987 Current Value of Additional Elements of Pay When Calculating the "Current Pay for the Job Held at Injury" (2-900) ACPS Enhancements Computations of Compensation as Actually Performed by ACPS (2-900) New TPCUP Revisions Discrepancies Between District Office and National Office Timely Payment Statistics

FT 86-28

FC 86-35 FT 86-41

FB 86-53

FB 86-62 FT 87-01 FC 87-05 FT 87-14 FT 87-15 FB 87-16 FB 87-21 FT 87-33

FB 87-34 FT 87-35 FB 87-39 FC 88-05

BCTINDEX

FB 88-06 FB 88-07 FB 88-08

Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Schedule - 1988 Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1988 Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustment for March 1, 1988 (4.5%) Legislation Enacted after the 1974 Amendments which Affects the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) Forms CA-841, Cost-of-Living Adjustments; CA-842, Minimum Compensation and Pay Rates; and CA-843, Maximum Compensation Rates Revised Exhibits 1, 2 and 5, PM Chapter 5-302 Revised Exhibits 4, 5 and 6, PM Chapter 2-900 Explanation of the Cut-off Extension for the ACPS and BPS Rolls Transfer of ACPS Records Check Recertification of ACPS Payments; SF-1184 Preparation in Bill Payment Inquiries from Providers Revision of PM 5-304 to clarify attendant allowance entry on CA-25-A Statement of Distribution of Entitlement for All Beneficiaries/Payees on the February 11, 1989 Periodic Disability and Death Payrolls Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1989. Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1989 Revised exhibits to PM 2-900 reflecting 1989 CPI, new minimums and maximums Revised exhibits to PM 5-302 reflecting 1989 CPI, new minimums and maximums Revision to PM 2-1300, Lump Sums ACPS Schedule--1989

FC 88-13

FC 88-31

FT 88-27 FT 88-28 FC 88-35 FC 89-05 FB 89-02

FT 89-02 FC 89-12

FB 89-07

FB 89-11 FT 89-11

FT 89-12

FT 89-16 FB 89-05 BCTINDEX

FT 89-31 FB 89-26

Revision to PM 2-900 to address minors and application of section 8113(a) Inclusion of Extra Pay in Computing Continuation of Pay and Compensation for Firefighters Revision to PM 2-900 to clarify pay rates for part time workers ACPS Schedule--1990 Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1990 1990 Census (Amended) CPI Adjustments for March 1, 1990 Inclusion of FLSA Extra Pay in Computing Continuation of Pay and Compensation Department of the Treasury, Agency Confirmation Report Revision to PM 2-900 to reflect inclusion of FLSA pay and change in certification level ACPS Schedule--1991 Reissuance of PM 2-1300, Lump Sum Payments Addition to PM 2-900 re 1990 Census Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1991 Expiration Dates for Compensation Payments and Identification of Cases Dropping from the Roll Revised Case Management Procedures and New Short-Term Roll CPI Adjustments for March 1, 1991 Updated exhibits reflecting cost-of-living increases Verification and Certification of Payments Being Made Revision to PM 2-400 et al

FT 89-28 FB 90-06 FB 90-08 FB 90-09 FB 90-10 FB 90-19

FC 90-14 FT 90-34

FB 91-07 FT 91-07 FT 91-11 FB 91-12 FB 91-11

FB 91-09 FB 91-13 FT 91-19 FB 91-22 FT 91-41 BCTINDEX

FB 92-03 FT 92-09 FB 92-11 FB 92-12 FT 92-14 FB 92-14 FB 92-16 FT 92-26

Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Schedule--1992 Revision to PM 2-1700--Peace Corps pay rates Comp Rate Changes Effective January 1992 Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1992 Revision to PM 2-900, CPI and Min/Max Lump-Sum Awards in Disability Cases New Entry Screen for Short-Term Roll Payments Revisions to PM 2-401, 2-807, 2-811, 2-812, 2-1400, and 4-100 to reflect procedures published in FB 91-9, 91-10, and 91-11 re short term roll and medical matrices Revision to PM 2-1300 to show new telefax number and additional info to be sent to NO for lump-sum schedule award Complete revision to PM 2-1300 reflecting that lump sum payments will no longer be routinely considered Revision to Chapter 2-1300 to correct fax number Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1993 Revision to PM 2-1700 re Peace Corps pay rates CPI Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1993 Revision to PM 2-900 to update exhibits re CPIs, mins and maxes Revision to PM 2-1601 and 2-1603 to incorporate material published in FECA Bulletin 84-4 re reinstatement of benefits after remand Revision to PM 2-1700 re pay rates for VISTA volunteers Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1994 Revision to PM 2-1700 re pay rate for VISTA volunteers Revision to PM 2-1300 re denial of lump sum when comp is being garnished

FT 92-28

FT 92-35

FT 93-07 FB 93-06 FT 93-11 FB 93-07 FT 93-33 FT 93-44

FT 94-03 FB 94-19 FT 94-13 FT 94-20 BCTINDEX

FT 94-36 FT 94-35

Revision to PM 2-1300 exhibits Revision to exhibit showing pay rates for Peace Corps and VISTA volunteers, PM 2-1700 Compensation Payment Changes Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1995 Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1995 System Enhancements and Changes in Certification Requirements Revision to Chapter 2-0900, Determining Pay Rates, and Release of New Chapter 2-0901, Computing Compensation (12/95A) Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1996 (02/96B) Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1996 (02/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-0900, Determining Pay Rates, and Chapter 2-0901, Computing Compensation (03/96A) Revision to Chapter 2-1700, Special Act Cases (04/96B) Revised Leave Buy-Back Procedures (07/96A) Revision to Chapter 2-0900, Determining Pay Rates, and Chapter 2-0901, Computing Compensation (07/96A) Computation of Compensation for Rural Letter Carriers (09/96A) Comp Pay--Direct Deposit (09/96B) Comp Pay--Elimination of Short-Term Roll and Code PI; Rehabilitation--Elimination of Code PV (11/96A) Revision to Chapter 2-0900, Determining Pay Rates (11/96A) Cost of Living Increase to SSA Benefits in FERS Cases (11/96B) Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1997

FB 95-03 FB 95-09 FB 95-12 FB 95-14 FT 95-02

FB 96-07 FB 96-08

FT 96-06

FT 96-16 FB 96-11 FT 96-17

FC 96-07 FB 97-01 FB 97-04

FT 97-01 FC 97-02 FB 97-07 BCTINDEX

(02/97A) FB 97-08 Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Prices Index (CPI) Cost-of-living Adjustments for March 1, 1997 (02/97A) Revision to Chapter 2-0900, Determining Pay Rates, and Chapter 2-0901, Computing Compensation (06/97A) Comp Pay--ACPS Reports (07/97A) Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1998 (01/98B) Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1998 (02/98A) Pay Rates: Inclusion of Extra Pay Authorized Under the FLSA (08/98A) Revision of FECA Program Memorandum 280 (10/98A) Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 1999 (01/99A) Sunday Premium Pay (01/99A) New Regulations: Compensation and Related Benefits (02/99A) Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 1999 (02/99A) Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2000. (01/00A) Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2000 (02/00A) Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2000. (01/00A) Corrected copy: 03/00A Compensation Payments--2000 Census (04/00A) Compensation Payment - Change of Address in ACPS and CMF (04/00A) Revision to Chapters 2-700, Death Claims, and 2-901, Computing Compensation (09/00B)

FT 97-13

FC 97-08 FB 98-07

FB 98-03

FC 98-10 FT 99-02 FB 99-17 FB 99-19 FB 99-11 FB 99-23

FB 00-07

FB 00-09

FB 00-07

FC 00-09 FB 00-14 FT 00-09 BCTINDEX

FB 01-06 FT 01-03 FT 01-04 FB 01-08 FB 02-02

Compensation/Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2001. Revision to Chapter 2-901, Computing Compensation (02/01B) Revision to Chapter 2-900, Computing Weekly Pay Rate. Comp Pay - Extra Pay for Firefighters Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2001. Comp Pay/ACPS - Employing Agency Action to Notify DFEC of Claimant Ineligibility for Continuing Life Insurance. Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2002. Compensation Rate Changes effective January 2002. Revision to Chapter 2-0900, Determining Pay Rates, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2003. Comp Pay/ACPS - Consumer Price Index (CPI) Cost-of-Living Adjustments for March 1, 2003. Revision to Chapter 2-1300, Lump-Sum Payments, Part 2 - Claims, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual Compensation Pay: Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2004. Revision to Chapter 2-0901-6, Computing Compensation Part 2 - Claims, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual Compensation Pay - Compensation Rate Changes Effective January 2006.

FB 02-05

FB 02-07

FB 02-06 FT 02-07

FB 03-04 FB 03-05

FT 03-07

FB 04-07 FT 05-04

FB 06-01

Compensation Orders/Letter Decisions/Findings of Fact
FT 86-17 BCTINDEX Chapter 2-900, paragraph 17 has been added to address payment of compensation for time lost in connection with medical evaluation and treatment

FT 86-43

Chapter 2-1400, paragraph 13 is added to discuss termination of compensation for a claimant who is no longer disabled and who has at some time applied for a Civil Service Disability Annuity Preparing Findings of Fact in Accepting a Claim Revision of Chapter 2-800 concerning issuance of letter decision when a case is accepted Revision to Chapter 2-806 concerning denial of hearing loss claims Termination of Benefits When Employee Has Been Separated for Cause Revision to PM 2-1400 re elimination of burden of proof denials and affirmative defense Revision to PM 2-1400 re SR CE signature authority for final decisions except recons, disfigurement Revision to PM 2-1400 to correct FT 92-2 Revision of PM Chapter 2-1400, Disallowances Revision to PM 2-1400 to show that constructed positions must be evaluated for suitability Revision to PM 2-1400 exhibits Compensation Orders--Delegation of Signature Authority Revision to PM 2-1400, Disallowances (08/95B) Revision to Chapter 2-1400, Disallowances (06/96A) Revisions to Chapter 2-1400, Disallowances (03/97A) Selected ECAB decissions for July - September 1999 Comp Pay -- Extra Pay for Firefighters Compensation Orders/Letter Decisions - Signature Authority for Journey Level GS-12 and Senior Claims Examiners

FB 88-01 FT 88-24

FT 88-21 FC 90-13 FT 91-25

FT 92-02

FT 92-23 FT 93-38 FT 94-08

FT 94-36 FB 95-16 FT 95-30 FT 96-22 FT 97-09 FC 00-10 FB 00-05 FB 03-01

BCTINDEX

Conferencing
FB 90-05 FT 90-17 FT 90-29 FB 91-25 FT 92-09 FT 92-22 FT 92-23 FT 94-23 Conferencing New PM Chapter 2-500, Conferencing Revision to PM 2-500 Pre-Conference Call Revision to PM 2-500 Revision to PM 2-500 re documenting pre-conference call Revision to PM 2-500 to reflect QCM procedures (RTW conferences) Revision to PM 2-500 re not including physicians in conferences; pre-conference calls with nurses; identifying EA official who can assist in RTS Revision to PM 2-0500, Conferencing (07/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0500, Conferencing (07/97B) Revision of Chapter 2-0500, Conference (05/98) Revision to Chapter 2-901-18, Other Payees

FT 95-28 FT 97-19 FT 98-05 FT 02-08

Continuation of Pay
FT 86-07 FT 86-27 Chapter 2-500, Continuation of Pay Chapter 2-1100 has been revised to show that continuation of pay (COP) received by a claimant may not be recovered from any third party settlement or award Effect of Furloughs on Continuation of Pay Recovery of Continuation of Pay (COP) in Third Party Cases Revision of Chapter 2-1100, Trans. No. 86-27, showed that continuation of pay was no longer collectible from third party recoveries, but incorrectly retained instructions on how to handled refunded COP

FC 86-28 FB 86-30 FT 86-35

BCTINDEX

FB 87-18

Identification of Third Party Cases Involving Refund of COP of the Employing Agency New Regulations - Continuation of Pay New Regulations - Continuation of Pay (Correction) Identification of Third Party Cases Involving Refund of COP to the Employing Agency Termination Date of COP for Temporary or Seasonal Workers Addition to PM 2-500: COP payable when employing agency does not permit RTD Revision of PM 2-500 to reflect termination dates for temporary/seasonal workers and incorporate certain regs changes New PM 2-807, Continuation of Pay Inclusion of Extra Pay in Computing Continuation of Pay and Compensation for Firefighters Revision to PM 2-807 to reflect inclusion of FLSA pay Revision to PM 2-807 re 90 day limit for using COP Statutory Denial of Continuation of Pay (COP) Before a Merit Decision Revision to PM 2-807 to state that COP should not be denied until the claim as a whole is adjudicated Repagination of FT 92-24 Revision to PM 2-807 re coverage of Panamanian nationals Revisions to PM 2-807 Revision to PM 2-807 re use of COP during recurrence Revision to Chapter 2-807, Continuation of Pay and Initial Payments, re recurrences

FB 87-26 FB 87-37 FB 88-27

FB 89-12 FT 89-14

FT 89-19

FT 89-21 FB 89-26

FT 90-34 FT 91-15 FB 92-01 FT 92-24

FT 92-25 FT 93-10 FT 93-36 FT 94-19 FT 95-15

BCTINDEX

FT 95-29 FT 97-16 FB 99-19 FB 99-06 FT 00-11

Correction to Chapter 2-0807, Continuation of Pay and Initial Payments (07/95A) Revisions to Chapter 2-807, Continuation of Pay and Initial Payments (09/97A) Sunday Premium Pay (01/99A) New Regulations: Continuation of Pay (01/99A) Revision to Chapters 2-807, Continuation of Pay, and 2-1500, Recurrences (09/00A) COP Nurse Intervention (02/01B) Revision to Chapter 2-807, Continutation of Pay and Initial Payments

FB 01-09 FT 04-04

Correspondence
FC 87-27 FC 87-29 FB 88-01 FT 89-05 FT 89-15 FT 89-22 FB 89-28 FT 90-04 OB 90-02 FC 90-20 FT 91-20 FB 91-15 FB 92-02 Obtaining Assistance or Information on Forms, Form Letters, and Publications Changes to WP Letters Program Preparing Findings of Fact in Accepting a Claim New Part 6, Correspondence Guide Revision to Part 6, Correspondence Guide Revision to Part 6, Correspondence Guide Providing Copies to Employing Agencies Revision to Part 6, Correspondence Guide Correspondence Controlled in the National Office New Automated Letters Revision to Part 6, Correspondence Guide Release of Case File Information to Employing Agencies Release of Case File Information to Employing Agencies

FT 92-10 Revision of PM 1-100 BCTINDEX

OT 92-04 FB 92-20 FC 93-07 FT 93-15 FC 93-14 FT 93-43 FB 94-01 FC 94-03 FT 94-04 FT 94-10 FB 94-18 FT 94-11 FB 94-21 FT 94-25 FT 94-38 FB 95-02 FC 95-03 FB 95-11 OT 95-04 FT 95-18 FC 95-09 FT 95-19 BCTINDEX

Revision to OWCP PM 3-800, Forms and Form Letters Priority Correspondence Response Procedures CA-1009, Now That Your Claim Has Been Accepted... Revision to Part 6 Providing Return Addresses Revision to Part 6, Correspondence Guide Sampling Incoming Mail Enhancements to WP Letters Revision to Part 6, Correspondence Guide Revision to Part 6, Correspondence Guide Writing Directly to Representatives Revision to Part 6, Correspondence Guide New Form CA-900 to Legal Representatives Revision to Part 6, Correspondence Guide Removal of Part 6, Correspondence, from FECA PM Automated CA-110, Telephone Message Correspondence--Enhancements to WP Letters Uniformity of Text in Form Letters OWCP PM Chapter 1-400, FOIA and Privacy Act Removal of Chapter 1-700, FOIA and Privacy Act Requests Sample Copies of Letters Removal of Chapter 2-300, Release of Information

FB 99-08 FT 00-03 FB 00-12

New Regulations -- Privacy Act (01/99A) New Chapter 2-0300, Communications (02/00A) Automated CA-110, Telephone Message (04/00A)

OWCP 04-01 Case-specific email transactions

Death Claims
FB 86-02 Rate of Payment to Beneficiaries in a Death Case Involving Offset of a Third Party Surplus Chapter 2-700 deals with development and monitoring of death claims under the FECA Correction to Amount Payable Where a Widow or Widower With One Child Remarries (2-700) VA Policy Not Authorizing Burial Expenses For a Veteran Who Dies In the Performance of Federal Civil Employment (2-700) Viability of a Disability Claim Filed After the Employee's Death (2-801) Legislation Enacted after the 1974 Amendments Which Affects the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation Addition to PM Chapter 2-700 re suspension of compensation and periodic roll review Entitlement of Widows/Widowers Revision to PM 2-700 to reflect continued entitlement of widows/widowers to compensation after age 55 Revision to PM 2-700 re entitlement of widows and widowers who remarry after age 55 to continue receiving benefits CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation

FT 86-45

FT 87-11

FT 87-30

FT 97-36 FC 88-13

FC 88-36 FT 89-06

FB 90-17 FT 90-27

FT 91-32

FC 91-17 BCTINDEX

FC 94-01 FB 94-22 FC 94-32

CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation Initial Contact with Families of Decedents Revision to PM 2-700 to include material in FB 94-22 re contacts with families of deceased employees; other revisions to text and exhibits CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation Revision to Chapter 2-0700, Death Claims (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0700, Death Claims (07/96B) Revision to Chaper 2-0700, Death Claims (11/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-0700, Death Claims (07/97B) Revision of Chapter 2-700, Death Claims (05/98) Revision to Chapters 2-700, Death Claims, and 2-901, Computing Compensation (09/00B) Revision to Chapter 2-700-2, Death Calims, revised to show th echange in federal law that allows compensation payments for FECA. Employee – Authorized Providers of Military Honors Funeral Support

FC 94-14 FT 95-34 FT 96-26 FT 97-02 FT 97-19 FT98-05 FT 00-09

FT 02-03

FB 04-03

Debt Collection (also see Overpayments)
FB 86-03 OB 86-03 FB 86-13 Debt Collection Waiver of Interest and Other Charges in Debt Collection Interest Rates on Medical Bills Covered by the Prompt Payment Act, and Interest Rates Chargeable on Outstanding Debts Under the Debt Collection Act of 1982 Current Interest Rates for Debt Collection and Cash Management Activities Chapter 2-901 incorporates the instructions in FECA Bulletin No. 85-20 for handling overpayments to representative payees Criteria for Application of Charges to Accounts of Charges to Accounts Receivable

FC 86-19 FT 86-29

FB 86-35 BCTINDEX

FB 86-41 FT 86-46 FB 86-56 FB 86-59 FB 86-63

Debts Due the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Revisions to Chapter 2-901 Disposition of Charges Collected on Accounts Receivable Referring Debts to Private Collection Agencies Procedures for Waiver of Charges and Compromise of Principal/Charges in Accounts Receivable Waiver and Compromise in the Assessment of Charges in Debt Collection Credit Reporting of Delinquent Debts Current Interest Rates for Debt Collection and Prompt Payment (January 1987) Debts Resulting from Third Party Liability Minimum Offset Policy for Collection of Overpayments Current Interest Rates For Debt Collection and Prompt Payment (January and July 1987) Claims Against the Estate of a Debtor (2-901) Salary Offset (with DOL regs) Debt Cases Where Interest Exceeds the Monthly Payment Federal Forgiveness of Indebtedness -- Requirements to File IRS Form 1099G Current Interest Rates for Debt Collection and Cash Management Activities Current Interest Rate for Debt Collection Use of OPM Form 1552 When Requesting Offset of Funds from the Office of Personnel Management, to Collect Debts Owed to OWCP Establishment of District 90 in the Debt Management and Collection system (DMCS) Rehabilitation Billing and Reporting Frequency

OB 87-01 FB 87-05 FC 87-11 FB 87-14 FB 87-19 FC 87-25

FT 87-26 FB 87-35 FB 87-41 OB 88-01 OC 88-01 FC 88-08 FB 88-11

FB 88-12

OB 88-05 BCTINDEX

FB 88-13 FB 88-16 FC 89-09 FC 89-10 FB 89-10

Referring Debts to Private Collection Agency (PCA) Collection of Forfeited Compensation Debt Amortization Schedule Current Interest Rate for Debt Collection and Prompt Payment Bills Debt Management and Collection System (DMCS)-- Entry of Waiver Determinations Subcontractor for FEC Debts Referred to DATACOM Using Minimum Debt Amounts and Points of Diminishing Return in the Compromise or Termination of Collection Action Using Minimum Debt Amounts and Points of Diminishing Returns in the Compromise or Termination of Collection Action New Part 9, Debt Management Current Interest Rate for Debt Collection and Prompt Payment Bills Current Interest Rates for Debt Collection and Prompt Payment Bills Revision to Part 9 raising agency's compromise/write off authority from 20K to 100K Revision to Part 9 re compromise, suspension or termination of collection action; fraud; compensation paid after death of claimant Current Interest Rate for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Redelegation of Authority to Compromise, Suspend, and Terminate Collection Action on Debts (REF ADD 01/98A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Demand Letters

FC 89-18 OB 89-04

FB 89-22

FT 89-35 FC 90-07 FC 91-07 FT 91-28

FT 91-34

FC 92-05 FC 93-11 FC 93-18 OB 93-04

FC 94-04 FB 94-06 BCTINDEX

FC 94-12 FT 94-38 FC 97-04 FC 98-07 FB 98-06 FT 99-04 FC 99-13 FB 00-06 FC 00-06 FC 00-12 FT 00-10

Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Renumbering of FECA PM Part 9, Debt Collection, to Part 6 (10/94B) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (01/97A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (01/98A) Debt Collection: Referrals to the Department of Treasury (05/98A) Revision to Chapter 6-0300, Debt Liquidation (11/98A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (08/99A) Debt Collection: Perpetual Debts (01/00A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection (02/00A) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection(08/00B) Revision to Chapters 2-200, General Provisions of the FECA, and 2-812, Periodic Review of Disability Cases (08/00B) Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection Current Interest Rates for Prompt Payment Bills and Debt Collection

FC 02-06 FC 06-02

Dual Benefits (includes Computer Matches)
FB 86-24 FB 86-57 FB 87-23 FT 87-30 Notifying OPM When Compensation is Terminated Offset Arrangements Between OPM and OWCP DFEC/OPM Computer Match VA Policy Not Authorizing Burial Expenses For a Veteran Who Dies In the Performance of Federal Civil Employment (2-700) Administrative Offset of CSRA and FECA Benefits; Railroad Retirement Act Benefits Are Not Prohibited Dual Benefits (2-1000)

FT 87-31

BCTINDEX

FB 88-03 FB 88-28 FB 88-28 FB 89-14 FB 90-12 FT 90-25

DFEC/OPM Computer Match (September 1987) Fifth (2/88) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Sixth (July 1988) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Seventh (January 1989) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Eighth (December 1989) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Revision to PM 2-1000 re providing amounts of retroactive compensation so informed election can be made Ninth (June 1990) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Revision to PM 2-1000 to update list of OPM contacts Referring Debts to Private Collection Agency (PCA) Revision to PM 2-1000 to reflect dual benefits for survivors of judicial officials assassinated in POD Revision to PM 2-1000 updating list of OPM contacts Revision to PM 2-1000 to change references from "compensation" to "benefits" in paragraph 8, and to change "Veterans Administration" to "Department of Veterans Affairs" Tenth (March 1991) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Eleventh (October 1991) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Revision to PM 2-1000 to show current OPM staff contacts Twelfth (June 1992) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Questions and Answers about the Postal Service Special Retirement Option USPS Special Retirement Option Revision to PM 2-1000 to show current OPM staff contacts Revision to PM 2-1000 to update OPM contact names and telephone numbers

FB 90-21 FT 90-31 FB 90-24 FT 91-09

FT 91-17 FT 91-15

FB 91-23 FB 92-15 FT 92-31 FB 92-07 FC 93-01 FB 93-01 FT 93-14 FT 93-41 BCTINDEX

FB 94-02 FB 94-20 FT 94-22 FT 95-08 FB 95-19 FB 95-22 FB 96-02 FB 96-04 FT 96-11 FT 96-14 FT 97-01 FB 97-09

Thirteenth (April 1993) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Fourteenth (March 1994) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Revision to PM 2-1000 to update OPM contact names and telephone numbers Revision to Chapter 2-1000, Dual Benefits Fifteenth (August 1994) DFEC/OPM Computer Match Sixteenth (April 1995) DFEC/OPM Computer Match (06/95B) Severance and Separation Pay (11/95A) September 1995 DFEC/OPM Computer Match (01/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-1000, Dual Benefits (02/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-1000, Dual Benefits (04/96A) Revision to 2-1000, Dual Benefits (11/96A) Dual Benefits - Deductions from FECA benefits of Social Security Benefits "Attributable to Federal Service" in FERS Cases (02/97A) February 1997 DFEC/OPM Computer Match (05/97A) Revision to Chapter 2-1000, Dual Benefits (07/97A) Revisions to Chapter 2-1000, Dual Benefits (11/97B) Dual Benefits - FERS (11/97A) Dual Benefits - FERS COLA (11/97A) November 1997 DFEC/OPM Computer Match (04/98A) Dual Benefits - FERS COLA (11/98B) Dual Benefits - FERS COLA (11/99B) Revision to Chapter 2-1000, Dual Benefits (02/00A) Dual Benefits – Authorization and Earnings Information from Social Security

FB 97-12 FT 97-08 FT 98-02 FC 98-03 FC 98-05 FB 98-08 FC 99-02 FC 00-03 FT 00-06 FC 00-13 BCTINDEX

Administration (09/00A) FC 01-01 FC 02-01 FC 02-06 FC 03-01 FB 04-03 FC 05-01 FC -5-07 Dual Benefits – FERS COLA (01/01A) Dual Benefits - FERS COLA (12/01) Dual Benefits - FERS COLA (12/01) Dual Benefits - FERS COLA (12/02) Dual Benefits - FERS COLA Dual Benefits - FERS COLA Dual Benefits - FERS

Due Process/Pre-Termination or Reduction Notice
FB 86-65 Notice of Proposed Termination or Reduction of Compensation for Wage Loss Being Paid on the Periodic Roll Pre-Termination Procedures Where Evidence Comes From the Claimant's Physician (2-812) Pre-Termination/Reduction Procedures (2-1400) Notice of Proposed Termination or Reduction of Certain Compensation Benefits Revisions to chapters 2-812 and 2-1400 to reflect changes to procedures pursuant to Kendall decision Time Frames for Actions

FT 87-18

FT 87-28 FB 87-48 FT 88-30

FC 94-05

FT 96-16 Revision to Chapter 2-0814, Reemployment: Determining Wage-Earning Capacity (04/96B)

ECAB
FC 86-09 FC 86-11 BCTINDEX ECAB Decisions for the Second Quarter, FY 1985 ECAB Quarterly Report

FC 86-12 FC 86-16 FC 86-26 FC 86-29 FC 86-31 FC 86-32 FC 86-39 FC 87-01 FC 87-06 FC 87-07 FC 87-12 FC 87-14 FC 87-19 FC 88-03 FC 88-04 FC 88-09 FC 88-10 FC 88-11 FC 88-16 FC 88-19 FC 88-25 FC 88-26 BCTINDEX

ECAB Quarterly Report ECAB Decisions for the Period April - June 1985 ECAB Quarterly Report Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September 1985 ECAB Quarterly Report ECAB Quarterly Report ECAB Decisions for the Period September - December 1985 Selected ECAB Decisions for January - March 1986 Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1986 ECAB Quarterly Report (July - September 1986) ECAB Quarterly Report (October - December 1986) Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September 1986 ECAB Quarterly Report (January - March 1987) Selected ECAB Decisions for October - December 1986 ECAB Quarterly Report (April - June 1987) ECAB Quarterly Report (July - September 1987) ECAB Quarterly Report (October - December 1987) Selected ECAB Decisions for January - March 1987 Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1987 Selected ECAB Decisions for Period Oct - Dec 1987 Selected ECAB Decisions for Jan - March 1988 ECAB Quarterly Report (January - March 1988)

FC 88-34 FC 89-06 FC 89-14 FC 89-15 FC 89-16 FC 89-17 FC 89-21 FC 89-25 FC 89-24 FC 90-05 FC 90-06 FC 90-11 FC 90-12 FC 90-15 FC 90-03 FC 90-18 FC 90-19 FC 91-01 FB 91-01 FC 91-02 FC 91-04 FC 91-05 BCTINDEX

ECAB Quarterly Report (April - June 1988) ECAB Decisions for Period April - June 1988 ECAB Quarterly Report (July - September 1988) Selected ECAB Decisions for July - Sept. 1988 ECAB Quarterly Report (October - December 1988) Selected ECAB Decisions for Oct - Dec 1988 ECAB Quarterly Report (January - March 1989) ECAB Quarterly Report (April - June 1989) Selected ECAB Decisions for Jan - Mar 1989 ECAB Quarterly Report (July - September 1989) ECAB Quarterly Report (October - December 1989) Selected ECAB Decisions for July - Sept. 1989 Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1989 Selected ECAB Decisions for Oct - Dec 1989 Precedential Value of ECAB Decisions Selected ECAB Decisions for Jan - Mar 1990 ECAB Quarterly Report (Jan. - March 1990) ECAB Quarterly Report (April - June 1990) District Office Action on Remanded Cases Actions in Cases with Docketed Appeals Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1990 Selected ECAB Decisions for July - Sept. 1990

FC 91-10 FC 92-01 FC 92-04 FC 92-07 FC 92-10 FC 93-08 FC 93-09 FC 93-16 FC 93-19 FT 93-44 FC 94-07 FC 94-08 FC 94-09 FC 94-09 FT 94-35 FC 95-05 FC 95-08 FC 95-13 FT 95-37 FC 96-01 FC 96-04 FC 96-05 BCTINDEX

Selected ECAB Decisions for Oct. - Dec. 1990 Selected ECAB Decisions for Jan. - March 1991 Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1991 Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September 1991 Selected ECAB Decisions for Jan. - March 1992 Selected ECAB Decisions for Oct. - Dec. 1991 Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1992 Selected ECAB Decisions for October - December 1992 Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September 1992 Revision to PM 2-1603 overall Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1993 Selected ECAB Decisions for October - December 1993 Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September 1993 Selected ECAB Decisions for January - March 1994 Revision to exhibit, PM 2-1603, Appeals Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1994 Selected ECAB Decisions for July through September 1994 Selected ECAB Decisions for October through December 1994 (08/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-1603, Appeals (09/95A) Selected ECAB Decisions for Aprill through June 1995 (12/95A) Selected ECAB Decisions for October through December 1995 (06/96A) Selected ECAB Decisions for July-September 1995 (07/96A)

FB 96-14 FC 96-08 FC 97-03 FT 97-12

New Address (07/96B) Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1996 (09/96B) Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September, 1996 (01/97A) Revisions to Chapter 2-1600, Review Process; Chapter 2-1601, Hearings and Reviews of the Written Record; Chapter 2-1602, Reconsiderations; and 2-1603, Appeals (06/97A) Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June 1996 (09/96B)FC 96-08 Selected ECAB Decisions for October - December, 1996 (11/97B) Selected ECAB Decisions for January - March, 1997 (02/98A) Selected ECAB Decisions for October - December, 1997 (10/98A) Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June, 1997 (01/99B) Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September, 1997 (01/99B) New Regulations - Reconsiderations and Reviews by the Director; Reviews by the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (02/99A) Selected ECAB Decisions for Janurary-March, 1998 (04/99A) Selected ECAB Decisions for April-June, 1998 (04/99A) Selected ECAB Decisions for July-September, 1998 (04/99B) Selected ECAB Decisions for October - December, 1998 (09/99A) Selected ECAB Decisions for January - March, 1999 (09/99A) Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June, 1999 (11/99B) Selected ECAB Decisions for October - December, 1999 Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September, 2000 Selected ECAB Decisions for October - December, 2000 Selected ECAB Decisions for April - June, 2001

FC 96-08 FC 98-06 FC 98-01 FC 98-12 FC 99-05 FC 99-06 FB 99-12

FC 99-09 FC 99-10 FC 99-11 FC 99-15 FC 99-17 FC 00-04 FC 00-11 FC 01-05 FC 02-03 FC 02-05 BCTINDEX

FC 03-03 FC 03-02 FC 03-05 FC 03-09

Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September, 2001 Selected ECAB Decisions for January - March, 2002 Selected ECAB Decisions for October - December, 2002 Selected ECAB Decisions for July - September, 2002

Employee
FT 86-11 Chapter 2-802 is revised to incorporate the information and procedures contained in FECA Bulletin 85-13 Chapter 2-802, paragraphs 22 and 23 have been added to incorporate the policies on coverage of Job Partnership Training Act Coverage for Cadets at State Maritime Academies (2-802) Legislation Enacted After the 1974 Amendments Which Affects the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) Revision to PM Chapter 2-802 re U.S. Park Police and Secret Service Officers Addition to PM Chapter 2-802 restoring info re National Park Service volunteers Coverage of U.S. Park Police and Secret Service Employees Revision to PM 2-802 re Senior CE authority to make civil employee determinations, change from VA to Dept. of Veterans Affairs, and two other administrative changes Revision to PM 2-802 re inclusion of employees of wholly owned instrumentalities of the United States Employee--Coverage for Grand and Petit Jurors Revision to Chapter 2-0802, Civil Employee (07/95B) Revision to Chapter 2-0802, Civil Employee (09/96B) Contract Observers on Vessels (06/97A)

FT 86-42

FT 87-19 FC 88-13

FT 88-32 FT 89-08 FB 87-11 FT 90-32

FT 93-12

FB 95-06 FT 95-25 FT 96-28 FB 97-13 BCTINDEX

FB 98-05 FT 98-05

Revision of Chapter 2-0802, Civil Employee (05/98) Revision of Chapter 2-0802, Civil Employee (05/98)

False Statements/Fraud
FC 88-06 Denying Claims Under the FECA Because an Employee Provided False Information on the Employment Application Addition to PM 2-812, incorporating "new regs" material on suspension and forfeiture Case Actions and Documentation in Claims under Investigation (amended) Revision of PM 2-402 to reflect changes in titles and terminology Evaluation of Evidence Submitted in Non-Traditional Forms Revision to PM 2-402 re need to track requests for information from investigative bodies Entitlement to Benefits Revision to PM 2-402 to remove ambiguity about submitting investigative reports to the NO False Statements/Fraud--Entitlement to Benefits Revision to Chapter 2-402, Security and the Prevention of Fraud and Abuse Revision to Chapter 2-0402, Security and the Prevention of Fraud and Abuse (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-1400, Disallowances (07/96B) Felony Imprisonment Cases—-Reporting Requirements (09/97A) Revision of Chapter 2-0402, Security and the Prevention of Fraud and Abuse (10/98A)

FT 89-11

FB 91-16 FT 91-22 FB 92-06 FT 92-12

FB 94-15 FT 94-13

FB 95-05 FT 95-19 FT 95-33

FT 96-26 FB 97-15 FT 99-02

BCTINDEX

Fiscal
FT 86-21 Chapters on ACPS payments are revised to provide additional security against unauthorized payment adjustments

FT 86-25 Chapter 5-601, paragraph 15 has been added to indicate the documents which go into the preparation of Form SF-224 FT 86-40 Chapter 5-101 covers general security issues not discussed in specific ACPS or BPS chapters FC 87-20 FB 87-36 FB 87-46 FT 88-13 FECA PM FC 88-18 FB 88-18 FT 89-33 FB 90-15 FT 90-18 SF-2812A Paper Checks and the Elimination of the Use of Multiple Enclosures Postal Service Retiree Reporting Postal Service Retiree Reporting - Data Entry Requirements Revision to Chapter 5-603, Financial Reports (GTRs), Part 5-Benefit Payments,

Government Transportation Requests (GTR) Transfer of Funds to OPM via OPAC New Chapter 5-604, Financial Reports (Relocation Expenses) U. S. Government Check Deadlines--Limited Payability Revision to PM Chapter 5-502 to allow for substitution of Form CP-113 for Form

FB 97-06 Fiscal - Updates of Case Deposits and Cancelled Check Items into the BPS and ACPS History Files (02/97A) FB 05-03 Fiscal - Change of Lockbox Depository Effective December 15, 2004.

FOIA/Privacy

BCTINDEX

OT 01-01

Revisions to Chapter 1-400, FOIA and Privacy Act; added paragraph 13: Using the Internet to Send Information Covered by the Privacy Act

Forms
FC 86-05 FB 86-06 FC 86-14 FC 86-23 FC 86-41 FB 86-51 OB 87-02 OB 87-03 New CA-17 Medical Payment Verification Form CA-91 Federal Personnel Manual Issuance on Occupational Disease Claims New CA-1 CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation Elimination of Form CA-4 Elimination of Form OWCP-15, Rehabilitation Case Record (Interview Form) Revised Instructions Regarding Distribution of Certain Rehab OWCP Forms to the National Office Newly Issued CA Forms SSA Form 1709, Request for Workers' Compensation/ Public Disability Benefit Information (PM 2-300) CA-17, Duty Status Report, Revised April 1987 Obtaining Assistance or Information on Forms, Form Letters, and Publications CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation Checklist for Asbestos-Related Diseases (CA-35C) is Revised; Checklist for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CA-35H) is Added Checklist for WEC Determinations CA-2a, Federal Employee's Notice of Recurrence of Disability and Claim for Continuation of Pay Revision of Form OWCP-1500, Health Insurance Claim Form

FC 87-17 FT 87-20

FC 87-21 FC 87-27 FC 87-30 FT 88-01

FT 88-02 FC 88-24

FC 88-27 BCTINDEX

FT 88-26

Addition to Chapter 1-400 concerning inclusion of returned Forms CA-1 in Employee Medical File Forms CA-841, Cost-of-Living Adjustments; CA-842, Minimum Compensation and Pay Rates; and CA-843, Maximum Compensation Rates Occupational Disease Checklists ACPS Periodic Roll Payment Worksheet, Revised June 1988 CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation Addition of "Burden Notices" to Form Letters CA-2a, CA-16, and CA-17 CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation New Form CA-1032A CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation Use of Form CA-110 Revision of OWCP-3, Injured Worker Status Report Revised Form CA-2a, Recurrence of Disability and Claim for Continuation of Pay/Compensation New OWCP 5a, 5b, and 5c CA-12, Claim for Continuance of Compensation Distribution of FECA Customer Service Brochure (08/96A) OWCP-14 (REF ADD 01/98A) Revised Forms OWCP-5a, OWCP-5b, OWCP-5c (09/97A) Revised Forms CA-1, CA-2, CA-5, CA-5b, CA-6, CA-7, and CA-20, CA-8, and CA-20a, CA-16, and CA-17 (11/97A) Revised Forms - CA-16 and CA-17 (02/98A)

FC 88-31

FC 88-32 FC 89-01 FC 88-36 FC 89-02 FC 89-22 FC 89-28 FC 90-01 FC 90-23 FB 90-29 OC 92-01 FB 94-14

FB 94-17 FC 94-14 FC 96-15 OC 96-01 FC 97-09 FC 98-02

FC 98-08 BCTINDEX

FB 99-18 FB 99-16 FC 99-12 FC 99-16 FT 01-02 FC 03-08 FC 03-07 FT 03-03

Forms - Revised Form CA-7, "Claim for Compensation" (01/99A) New Regulations - Filing Notices and Claims; Submitting Evidence (03/99A) Revised CA-7 (04/99B) Revised Form CA-1 Checklist, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual (01/01A) Forms Correspondence - Deletion of Letters Forms - Appeal Rights Revision to Chapter 2-800 Development of Claims, Part 2 - Claims, Federal (FECA) Procuedure Manual Foreign Payment Worksheet Due Process - Bill Pay Revised CA-16 Due Process - Revised Appeal Rights

FB 03-11 FC 05-04 FC 05-05

Health Benefits/Life Insurance
FT 86-02 Chapter 5-400 is revised to reflect claimants' entitlement to continued health benefits coverage during the first year of LWOP Federal Employees' Health Benefits Open Season, November 4, 1985 through December 6, 1985 Rate Changes Effective January 1, 1986, for the Enrollees in the Retired Federal Employees' Health Benefits (RFEHB) Program Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program - Open Season Monthly Reconciliation of Payment Histories to withholdings for Health Benefits and Optional Life Insurance Coverage Optional Life Insurance Rates Changes Effective August 1986 ACPS OLI Code C v. Option C (5-304)

FB 86-04

FB 86-17

FC 86-34 FB 86-42

FB 86-58 FT 87-01 BCTINDEX

FB 87-06

Rate Changes Effective January 1, 1987, for Enrollees in the Retired Federal Employees' Health Benefits (RFEHB) Program SF-2812, Report of Withholdings and Contributions for Health Insurance and Retirement Benefits, Life

FC 87-10

FC 87-16

OPM Form 1523, Supplemental Semiannual Headcount Report for Health Benefits, Optional Life Insurance and Post-Retirement Enrollment Data Reductions to Life Insurance Coverage Which May be Requested by Claimants Who Have Reached Age 65 (5-400) Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program - Open Season Postal Service Retiree Reporting Code C for Retired Premiums for Basic Life Insurance (5-308 and 5-400) Postal Service Retiree Reporting - Data Entry Requirements Rate Changes Effective January 1, 1988, for the Enrollees in the Retired Federal Employees' Health Benefits (RFEHB) Program OPM Form 1523, supplemental Semiannual Headcount Report, for Health Benefits, Optional Life Insurance and Post-Retirement Enrollment Data Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988, PL 100- 360 Retention of Health Benefits Insurance (HBI) Enrollment by OWCP When a Partially Disabled Claimant Begins Part-Time Federal Employment Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program--Open Season Reduction in Premium Rates for Post-Retirement Basic Life Insurance Coverage, Effective December 1, 1988 Rate Change Effective January 1, 1989 for the Enrollees in the Retired Federal Employees' Health Benefits (RFEHB) Program Medicare Catastrophic coverage Act of 1988, Pl 100- 360 Revision of FECA Bulletin No. 88-22, Retention of Health Insurance (HBI) Enrollment by OWCP When a Partially Disabled Claimant Begins Part-Time Federal Employment

FT 87-16

FC 87-31 FB 87-36 FT 87-38 FB 87-46 FB 88-05

FC 88-12

FC 88-30 FB 88-22

FC 89-03 FB 89-04

FB 89-09

FB 89-13 FB 89-25

BCTINDEX

FB 89-29

Health Benefits, Preparation of SF-2812, Report of Withholdings and Contributions for Health Benefits, Life Insurance and Retirement, and SF-2812A, Report of Withholdings and Contributions for Health Benefits by Enrollment Code Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program-- Open Season Rate Change Effective January 1, 1990, for the Enrollees in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits (RFEHB) Program Revision of Rates for the Enrollees in the RFEHB Program Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Repeal Act of 1989, Public Law 101-234 Retention of the Health Insurance Enrollment by OWCP when a Partially Disabled Claimant Begins Part-time Federal Employment; Action Necessary when a Widow/Widower Remarries at Age 55 or Older. Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program, Open Season Rate Change Effective January 1, 1991 for Enrollees in RFEHB Program Retention of the Health Insurance Enrollment by OWCP When a Partially Disabled Claimant Begins Part-Time Federal Employment; Action Necessary when a Widow/Widower Remarries at Age 55 or Older Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program, Open Season Rate Change Effective January 1, 1992, for the Enrollees in the Retired Federal Employees' Health Benefits (RFEHB) Program Termination of Reporting Requirements for the SF-2812, Report of Withholdings & Contributions for Health Benefits, Life Insurance and Retirement Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program, Open Season Rate Change Effective January 1, 1993, for the Enrollees in the Retired Federal Employees' Health Benefits (RFEHB) Program Optional Life Insurance Rates Change Effective January 10, 1993, and Other Life Insurance Information Open Enrollment Period for the Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Retired

FC 90-02 FB 90-07

FB 90-13 FB 90-14 FB 90-26

FC 91-01 FB 91-08 FB 91-20

FC 92-02 FB 92-05

FB 92-13

FC 93-04 FB 93-04

FB 93-05

FC 93-10 BCTINDEX

(FEGLI) Program FB 94-03 FB 94-02 FB 94-12 New Procedures for Withholding Premiums for Basic Life Insurance Coverage Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program, Open Season Rate Change Effective January 1, 1994, for the Enrollees in the Reigred Federal Employees' Health (RFEHB) Program Withholdings when a Partially Disabled Employee Returns to Federal Employment at a Reduced Salary or on a Part-time Basis Federal Employees' Health Benefits Program, Open Season (citation corrected from FB to FC) Rate Change Effective January 1, 1995, for the Enrollees in the Retired Federal Employees' Health Benefits (RFEHB) Health Benefits Insurance Enrollments - Continuation of Coverage While in Receipt of Compensation; Prompt Transfer of the Enrollment (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 5-0400, Health Benefits Insurance, and Creation of Chapter 5-0401, Life Insuance Part 5 – Benefit Payments, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual

FB 94-25

FC 95-01

FB 95-08

FB 95-24

FT 04-06

Hearings
FC 86-03 FT 86-18 Applications for Hearing Received in District Offices Chapter 2-1400, Disallowances, Chapter 2-1600 - 1603 are reissued to conform to recent changes in the review process. Chapters 2-1601 and 2-1602, address treatment of new evidence after burden of proof denials FPM Letter 810-9 on new procedures to avoid delay in issuing hearing decisions New Regulations: Changes to the Hearings Process New Regulations - Additional Guidance on Hearing Requests Revision of PM 2-1601 to reflect regs changes District Office Action on Remanded Cases

FC 86-21 FB 87-33 FB 88-02 FT 88-39 FB 91-01 BCTINDEX

FT 92-11 FT 93-02 FT 94-35 FT 95-37 FT 97-12

Revision to PM 2-1601 to reflect use of revised third edition of AMA Guides Revision to PM 2-1601 re addressing subpoenas in formal decisions Revision to exhibits, PM 2-1601 Revision to Chapter 2-1601, Hearings & Review of the Written Record (09/95A) Revisions to Chapter 2-1600, Review Process; Chapter 2-1601, Hearings and Reviews of the Written Record; Chapter 2-1602, Reconsiderations; and 2-1603, Appeals (06/97A) Revision to Chapter 2-1601, Hearings and Reviews of the Written Record (01/99A)

FT 99-07

Impairment/Schedule Awards
FT 86-16 Paragraph 6, Chapter 2-808, is revised as the result of a policy inquiry by the ECAB Impairment Attributable to Nerve Injury of Nerve Dysfunction (2-808) Evaluating Lung Impairment for Schedule Award Purposes Revision to PM 2-808 re pain and discomfort Third Edition of the AMA Guides Revision to PM 2-806 re use of 500 cps in testing for hearing loss Revision to PM 2-808, 2-1601, and 2-1602 re applicability of third edition of AMA Guides Revised Third Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment Revision to PM 2-808--concurrent payment of SA and TTD Revision to PM 2-808 to reflect use of revised third edition of AMA Guides

FT 87-09 FB 87-43 FT 90-01 FB 89-30 FT 90-21 FT 90-20

FB 91-27

FT 92-09 FT 92-11 BCTINDEX

FB 92-18 FT 93-09

Inclusion of Female Reproductive Organs in the Compensation Schedule Revision to PM 2-808 re payment of schedule award concurrently with Assisted Reemployment Revision to PM 3-700 to add Form CA-51 as exhibit Fourth Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment Revision to PM 2-1601 and 2-1602 to clarify when current and previous editions of AMA Guides should be used Revision to PM 2-808, 2-1601, and 2-1602 to reflect adoption of the 4th edition of AMA Guides Revision to PM 2-808 re assignment of disability percentage within a range Revision to PM 2-808 and 3-700 to incorporate material previously found in Part 4, Medical Management Revision to Chapter 2-808, Schedule Awards and Permanent Disability Claims Computing Awards for Toes Alternatives in Calculation Revision to Chapter 2-808, Schedule Awards and Permanent Disability Claims Impairment/Schedule Awards: Further Issues in Computing Awards Using the Fourth Edition of the AMA Guide (09/96B) Revision of Chapter 2-808, Schedule Awards and Permanent Disability Claims (11/98A) Revisions to Chapter 3-700, Schedule Awards (11/98A) Impairment/Schedule Awards: Fifth Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. Revisions to Chapter 2-0808, Schedule Awards and Permanent Disability Claims, Part 2 - Claims, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual Release - Revision to Chapter 3-0700, Schedule Awards, Part 3 - Medical, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual

FT 93-39 FB 94-04 FT 93-44

FT 94-02

FT 94-23 FT 94-42

FT 95-06 FB 95-07 FB 95-17 FT 95-14 FB 96-17

FT 99-05

FT 99-06 FB 01-05

FT 02-12

FT 02-13 BCTINDEX

FT 03-01

Revision to Chapter 3-0700, Schedule Awards, Part 3 Medical, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual

Indexes of OWCP/DFEC Issuances
FC 86-10 Index of Bulletins, Circulars, and Transmittals Published January - September 1985 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals, October 1985 - December 1985 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals January 1986 - March 1986 FECA Circulars, Bulletins, and Transmittals and Program Memoranda, April 1986 - June 1986 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals -- July 1986 - September 1986 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals -- October 1986 - December 1986 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals -- October 1986 - June 1987 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals -- October 1986 - September 1987 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals-- October 1987-December 1987 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals-- January 1988-March 1988 FECA Circulars, Bulletins, and Transmittals--April 1988-June 1988 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals-- October 1987-September 1988 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals-- October 1988 through December 1988 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals-- January 1989 through March 1989 Indexing FECA Bulletins and Circulars FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals-- April 1989 through June 1989 FECA Circulars, Bulletins, and Transmittals--October 1988 through September 1989

FC 86-13 FC 86-18 FC 86-30

FC 87-03 FC 87-09 FC 87-26 FC 88-07 FC 88-15 FC 88-20 FC 88-28 FC 89-07 FC 89-13

FC 89-19 FC 89-23 FC 89-26 FC 90-10 BCTINDEX

FC 90-09

FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals-December 1989

October 1989 through

FC 90-16 FC 90-22 FC 91-06

FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--January 1990 through March 1990 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--April 1990 through June 1990 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--October 1989 through September 1990 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--October 1990 through December 1990 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--January 1991 through March 1991 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--April 1991 through June 1991 Reissuance of Indexes to FECA Program Memorandums FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--October 1991 through December 1991 FECA Circulars, Bulletins, and Transmittals--October 1990 through September 1991 FECA Circulars, Bulletins, and Transmittals--January 1992 through March 1992 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--April 1992 through June 1992 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--October 1991 through September 1992 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--October 1992 through December 1992 FECA Circulars, Bulletins and Transmittals--January 1993 through March 1993 Revision to Indexes to FECA Program Memoranda

FC 91-08

FC 91-13 FC 91-16 FT 91-39 FC 92-08

FC 92-09

FC 93-02 FC 93-06 FC 93-13

FC 93-15

FC 93-17 FT 95-09

Medical Exams/Consultant/IME/Second Opinion
BCTINDEX

FB 86-10 FT 87-05 FB 87-08 FB 87-13 FT 87-21

Modification of FECA Bulletin No. 85-52 (concerning the Coast decision) Revised to reflect ECAB Decisions in Scione and Mercer (2-810) Proper Selection of Referee Specialists Using the Services of Clinical Psychologists Use of Clinical Psychologists and Chiropractor Opinions Not Supported by X-Ray (2-805) Claimant's Right to Have a Physician Paid by Him/Her Present at a Second Opinion Examination (3-400) Application of Coast Decision Using Directories of Clinical Psychologists Obtaining Second Opinions for Surgery Obtaining Additional Medical Evidence from Specialists Selected by OWCP Advice to Impartial Medical Examiners that They Must Personally Perform Examinations Revision of Chapter 2-810 to reflect procedures for obtaining a second opinion for surgery Revision to PM 3-400; impartial medical examiners must perform exam themselves Advising Claimants of the Need for Second Opinion Examination When Surgery Has been Requested Bills for Medical Reports Obtaining Second Opinions for Surgery Limitations on Invoking the Obstruction Provisions of Section 8123 of the FECA Revision of PM 2-810 re claimants who do not appear for medical appointments arranged by the Office

FT 87-22

FB 87-42 FB 87-44 FB 88-04 FC 88-23 FB 88-23

FT 88-40

FT 88-35

FC 89-08

FB 89-08 FB 90-01 FB 91-17 FT 92-12

BCTINDEX

FT 93-02 FB 94-13 FB 94-07 FT 94-14 FT 94-12

Revision to PM 2-810 re CPT-4 codes for exams Release of Information by Physician Revision to PM 2-810 re reports of EA physicians (4/94-A) Revision to PM 2-810 re reports of EA physicians (see FT 94-7) Revision to PM 3-500 re claimant participation in selection of referee specialist; panels of physicians; and selection of referee by other means than PDS (4/94-B) Use of Medical Brokers (10/94A) Revision to PM 3-600 to incorporate material previously found in Part 4, Medical Management Revision to Chapter 3-0300, Authorizing Examination and Treatment; Chapter 3-0500, Medical Examinations (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 3-0500, Medical Examinations (10/95A) Revision to Chapter 3-0300, Authorizing Examination and Treatment (09/96B) Obstruction/Refusal - Suspension under Section 8123(d) (02/99A) Appropriate Contact with Medical Specialists (02/99A) Revision to Chapters 3-300, Authorizing Examination and Treatment, and 3-400, Medical Services and Supplies Medical Exams/IME: Board Certified Osteopathic Physicians in the PDS (Physicians Directory System) Revision to Chapter 3-0500, Medical Examinations, Part 3 - Medical, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual (Osteopaths) Medical Exams/IME: Security of Case Records During the Referral Process

FB 95-01 FT 94-42

FT 95-39

FT 96-04 FT 96-15 FB 99-22 FB 99-24 FT 00-07

FB 03-08

FT 03-05

FB 05-01

Medical, General
FB 86-07 Compensation for Wage Loss When Absent from Work for Compensable Medical Treatment

FB 86-09 Lump Sum Settlements for Psychiatric Claims BCTINDEX

FB 86-11 FB 86-14 FC 86-20 FT 86-34

Review of Medical Evidence by the District Medical Adviser Exclusion of Improperly Obtained Medical Evidence General Medical Questions Chapter 2-810 is revised to incorporate FECA Bulletins Nos. 85-51, 85-52, 86-10 and 86-14, re exclusion of medical reports Nonautomatic Exclusion of Medical Providers Chapter 5-201, Paragraph 18b is revised to incorporate the contents of FB No. 86-7, re payment of compensation for time lost in connection with medical evaluation and treatment where the claimant is not incapacitated for duty District Office Responsibilities in Initiating Automatic Exclusion of Medical Providers Medical Information Project Employee Medical File Weighing Medical Evidence District Medical Advisers and Conflicts in Medical Evidence Use of ICD-9 Codes for Accepted Conditions in CMF Recovery of Medical Supplies Relocation for Medical Reasons Authorization of Physical Therapy Services Authorization for Diagnostic Testing Revision to PM 2-810 addressing suspension of benefits, of benefits, approval of health club/spa membership and special equipment, and the requirement that referee physicians examine the case file Revision to PM 2-805 removing requirement for DMA review of files where recurrences and intervening injuries are at issue

FB 86-44 FT 86-44

FB 86-64

FB 87-04 FB 87-22 FC 87-23 FC 87-24 FB 88-19 FB 89-06 FB 90-18 FB 90-22 FC 92-03 FT 90-30

FT 90-33

BCTINDEX

FT 91-02 FT 91-06 OB 91-02 FT 91-30 FT 91-31

Complete revision of Part 3, Medical Revision to PM 2-810 to remove a sentence re DMA's role in creating a conflict Using Nurses to Coordinate Care in Serious Category II Cases Revision to PM 5-201 concerning payment of physical therapy bills Revision to PM 3-400 re authorization of surgery and physical therapy; and deletion of provision that a relative may not act as a nurse Revision to PM 2-810 to include procedures used in authorizing physical therapy Issuance of PM Chapters 4-100, 4-200, and 4-300 Issuance of PM Chapter 4-400 Revisions to PM 2-810, 3-400, and 3-600 Mandatory Use of the Physicians Directory System Revision to PM 2-810 to correct error in FT 92-12 Revisions to PM 2-813 and 3-400 re substance abuse treatment Release of PM 4-500 & 4-600 through 4-608 Revision to PM 2-810 to update a reference Revisions to PM 2-810 re surgery, physical therapy, and diagnostic procedures Revisions to PM 4-100 and 4-500 re use of matrices and performance of medical tests Revision to PM 2-810 re use of nurses and transfer of care Revision to PM 3-100, 3-200, and 3-400 to reflect QCM changes; revision to PM 3-500 to include a description of PDS Release of PM 3-201, Staff Nurse Services Release of Outline, Part 3 Revision to PM 2-805 to remove statement that two attending physicians may

FT 91-32 FT 91-33 FT 91-37 FT 92-07 FB 92-10 FT 92-09 FT 92-17 FT 92-21 FT 92-28 FT 92-33 FT 93-08

FT 93-19 FT 93-24

FT 93-29 FT 93-34 FT 93-37 BCTINDEX

create a conflict FT 93-40 FT 93-44 Revision to PM 4-600 to add crosswalk from DSM-III to ICD-9 codes Revision to PM 2-810 to state that CEs should consider all reports in file regardless of their source when weighing medical evidence Revision to PM 2-810 re reports of EA physicians and initial authorization of PT for 120 days Revision to PM 2-810 to add material concerning claimants in prison (from former PM 2-813) Revisions to PM 2-810 re authorization of additional PT (see FC 94-7) and PM 2-805 re use of a psychiatrist, rather than a clinical psychologist, where a functional overlay is present (4/94-A) Implementation of the New Revised OWCP Medical Fee Schedule Effective June 14, 1994 Revision of PM 3-201 re referral for vocational rehabilitation services; PM 3-500 to renumber a paragraph Removal of Part 4, Medical Management Revisions to PM 2-810,, exhibits updated Revision to PM 3-0201, Staff Nurse Services; 3-0300, Authorizing Examination and Treatment; 3-0500,, Medical Examinations; 3-0600, Requirements for Medical Reports; 3-0700, Schedule Awards; 3-0800, Exclusion of Medical Providers; and 3-0900, Administrative Matters--exhibits updated Re-release of filing instructions originally contained in FT 95-04 New Chapter 3-0202, Contract Field Nurse Certification Revision to Chapter 2-810, Developing and Evaluating Medical Evidence, and 3-201, Staff Nurse Services, re arrangement of medical referrals by Field Nurses Revision to Chapter 3-0300, Authorizing Examination and Treatment, re change of physicians Revision to Chapter 3-0300, Authorizing Examination and Treatment (05/95B)

FC 94-07

FT 94-05

FT 94-14

FB 94-23

FT 94-34

FT 94-39 FT 95-02 FT 95-04

FT 95-10 FT 95-12 FT 95-15

FT 95-17

FT 95-22 BCTINDEX

FT 95-34

Revision to Chapter 2-0810, Developing and Evaluating Medical Evidence (09/95A) Revisions to Chapter 3-0100, Overview; Chapter 3-0201, Staff Nurse Services; Chapter 3-0400, Medical Services and Supplies; Chapter 3-0600, Requirements for Medical Reports (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 3-0201, Staff Nurse Services: Chapter 3-0400, Medical Services and Supplies; and Chapter 3-0700, Schedule Awards (10/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0805, Causal Relationship (01/96B) Revision to Chapter 3-0201, Staff Nurse Services, and Chapter 3-0600, Requirements for Medical Reports (09/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-0810, Developing and Evaluating Medical Evidence (11/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-0810, Developing and Evaluating Medical Evidence (07/97B) Revision of Chapter 2-810, Developing and Evaluation Medical Evidence (11/98A) Revision to Chapter 3-900, Administrative Matters (11/98A) New Regulations: Attendant's Allowance (02/99A) New Regulations: Medical and Related Benefits (02/99A) New Regulations: Attendant's Allowance (02/99A) New Regulations: Medical and Related Benefits (02/99A) Medical -- Use of Physicians Directory System (PDS) (11/99A) Referee Evaluations--Claims of Bias (03/00B) Revision to Chapters 2-805, Causal Relationship, and 2-810, Developing and Evaluating Medical Evidence Medical -- Use of Physicianis Directory System (PDS) Adjudication of Claims - Claims Related to Beryllium Exposure

FT 95-39

FT 96-04

FT 96-05 FT 96-15

FT 97-03

FT 97-20

FT 99-05

FT 99-06 FB 99-09 FB 99-13 FB 99-09 FB 99-13 FB 00-01 FC 00-08 FT 00-08

FB 01-11 FC 05-03 BCTINDEX

Meetings/Conferences
FC 88-01 FC 88-21 OC 88-05 District Directors' Conference (October 1987) District Directors' Conference (May 1988) OWCP Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists' Conference, December 6-8, 1988

Occupational Disease

FC 86-14 FT 86-23

Federal Personnel Manual Issuance on Occupational Disease Claims Chapter 2-806 revised to incorporate the occupational disease development procedures and evidence checklists described in FECA Bulletin No. 85-33 Chapter 2-806, revisions to paragraph 16, reflecting material covered in FECA Bulletin No. 85-15 Checklist for Asbestos-Related Diseases (CA-35C) is Revised; Checklist for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CA-35H) is Added FT 86-24 refers to the revision in the hearing loss formula implemented by Program Memorandum No. 272, but page 41 of Chapter 2-806 was not revised in that transmittal to reflect the change Occupational Disease Checklists Processing "Minor" Occupational Disease Claims Additions to PM 2-805 and 2-809 to eliminate requirement for DMD review of OD cases before adjudication Revision of PM 2-806 to show a shorter latency period for development of asbestos-related disease Revision of PM 2-806 to reflect use of AMA Guides in computing schedule awards in hearing loss claims

FT 86-24

FT 88-01

FT 86-32

FC 88-32 FB 88-25 FT 88-36

FT 90-05

FT 90-02 BCTINDEX

FT 90-03

Revision of PM 2-806 to reflect use of AMA Guides in computing schedule awards in asbestosis claims Revision to PM 2-806 to require only one request for information in OD claims Complete revision of Chapter 2-806 Revision of PM 2-806 to add sample letters (macros) for case development Revision of PM 2-806; several changes Revision of PM 2-805 re sending SOAF and questions to attending physician (not DMA) Revision to PM 2-806 to add option for conferencing Revision to PM 2-806 re testing in simple OD cases Revision to PM 2-806 to change language of macros/sample letters and incorporate material previously found in Part 4, Medical Management Occupational Disease--Claims for Pubmonary Tuberculosis (06/95B) Occupational Disease--Infection in High-Risk Employment (06/95B) Revision to Chapter 2-0806, Occupational Illness (10/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0806, Occupational Illness (01/96A) Revision to Chapter 2-0806, Occupational Illness, (06/96A) Revision to Chapter 2-0806, Occupational Illness, (11/96B) Revisions to Chapter 2-806, Occupational Illness (09/97A)

FT 90-15 FT 91-26 FT 92-03 FT 92-20 FT 93-10

FT 93-23 FT 93-37 FT 94-42

FB 95-20 FB 95-21 FT 96-01 FT 96-05 FT 96-20 FT 97-02 FT 97-16

Overpayments (also see Debt Collection)
FB 87-32 FB 87-45 New Regulations - Overpayments Fault Finding in Overpayment Cases

FC 89-11 Use of BLS Tables in Overpayment Decisions BCTINDEX

FB 89-24

Overpayments Resulting from Improper Deductions for Health Benefits and Optional Life Insurance Use of BLS Tables Findings of Fault in Overpayments When Compensation Continues after Return to Duty Use of BLS Tables Use of BLS Tables Use of BLS Tables Use of BLS Tables Changes to Preliminary and Final Decision Letters Revision to Chapter 6-0200, Initial Overpayment Actions (06/97A) Revision to Chapter 6-0100, Overpayment Overview, 6-0200, Initial Overpayment Actions, and 6-0300, Debt Liquidation, Part 6 - Debt Management Revision to Chapter 6-0200, Initial Overpayment Actions, Part 6 - Debt Management, Federal (FECA) Procedure Mnaual

FC 90-08 FC 90-11

FC 90-17 FC 91-09 FC 92-06 FC 93-12 FB 93-08 FT 97-14 FT 04-03

FT 05-01

Performance of Duty
FT 86-15 Revision of Chapter 2-804, Work-Connected Events Which Are Not Properly Factors of the Employment Physical Fitness Program for Postal Inspectors Recreational Injury Claims POD Coverage When an Employee is Eating Meals, Lunches and Snacks (2-804) Employing Agency Physical Fitness Programs

FB 86-16 FC 86-25 FT 87-06 FB 87-09

FT 88-32 Revision to PM Chapter 2-804 re coverage of claims from Employing Agency BCTINDEX

Physical Fitness programs FT 90-16 Revision of PM 2-804 to provide new material re involuntary transfer and conferences Revision of PM 2-804 re assaults committed away from premises and outside of work hours Revision to PM 2-804 to correct FT 92-16 Revision of PM 2-804 (complete) Revision to PM 2-804 re Harms decision Revision to PM 2-804 re performance evaluations as factor of employment Revision of PM 2-804 re harrassment or teasing by coworkers; expanded discussion of use of sick leave; and recission of acceptances(4/94-A) Revision to Chapter 2-0804, Performance of Duty (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0804, Performance of Duty (01/97A) Revision to Chapter 2-0804, Performance of Duty (07/97B) Alternative Worksites (05/98)

FT 92-16

FT 92-23 FT 92-32 FT 93-02 FT 93-06 FT 94-16

FT 95-34 FT 97-07 FT 97-19 FB 98-09

Reconsideration
FT 86-18 Chapter 2-1400, Disallowances, Chapter 2-1600 - 1603 are reissued to conform to recent changes in the review process, Chapter 2-1601, Hearings, Chapter 2-1602, address treatment of new evidence after "burden of proof" denials Reconsiderations after Burden of Proof Denials New Regulations - Reconsiderations Notification of One-Year Time Limitation for Reconsideration

FC 87-02 FB 87-30 FB 87-40

FT 88-03 Correction to Signature Level for Reconsiderations BCTINDEX

FB 88-24

Submission to the Employing Agency of Pertinent Documentation Provided by the Claimant When Requesting Reconsideration or Review of the Written Record Revision of PM Chapter 2-1602 incorporating 6/1/87 regulations changes Addition to PM 2-1602 to clarify that one-year time limit begins when Office receives request Addition to PM 2-1602 to state that responsible CE may handle certain reconsiderations resulting from suspensions Revision to PM 2-1602 to reflect change in signature levels and criteria for determining timeliness Exercise of Discretion Revision to PM 2-1602 re need to be explicit about appeal rights Revision to PM 2-1602 Revision to PM 2-1602 to clarify one year time limit for requesting review Revision to PM 2-1602 re elimination of burden of proof denials Revision to PM 2-1602 re action when untimely request for reconsideration with clear evidence of error is received Revision to PM 2-1602 to reflect use of revised third edition of AMA Guides Revision to PM 2-1400 re authority of Senior CEs to sign reconsideration decisions Revision to PM 2-1602 re appeal rights when merit review reslts in partial modification of previous decision Revision to exhibits, PM 2-1602 Revision to Chapter 2-1602 Reconsiderations (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-1602, Reconsiderations (05/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-1602, Reconsiderations (09/96A)

FT 88-31 FT 89-04

FT 89-07

FT 90-06

FB 90-20 FT 90-26 FT 90-29 FT 91-06 FT 91-25 FT 91-32

FT 92-11 FT 92-22

FT 94-20

FT 94-35 FT 95-37 FT 96-18 FT 96-27 BCTINDEX

FT 97-12

Revisions to Chapter 2-1600, Review Process; Chapter 2-1601, Hearings and Reviews of the Written Record; Chapter 2-1602, Reconsiderations; and 2-1603, Appeals (06/97A) Revision to Chapter 2-1602, Reconsiderations (07/97A) Reconsiderations - Correct Appeal Reights (10/98B) New Regulations - Reconsiderations and Reviews by the Director; Reviews by the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (02/99A) Revision to Chapter 2-1602, Reconsiderations, is revised to modify the FECA procedures. Revision to Chapter 2-1602, Reconsiderations, is revised to the fact that revised letters and form decisions are available in Letter Generator and will be incorporated in the National Correspondence Library.

FT 97-08 FC 99-01 FB 99-12

FT 02-03

FT 04-02

Recurrence
FB 86-28 FB 87-15 FT 88-04 FC 88-24 Early Recurrences Claims of Recurrence when Claimant is Performing Light Duty Procedures for Recurrences Which Occur Within 90 Days of First Return to Duty CA-2a, Federal Employee's Notice of Recurrence of Disability and Claim for Continuation of Pay/Compensation Claims for Recurrence Correspondence with Employing Agency Revision to PM 2-1500 re completion of Form CA-2 and provision of copies to employing agencies Termination of Employment Due to Reduction in Force (RIF) or Budgetary Constraints Revision to PM 2-1500 re effects of RIFs and closings of EAs on reemployed claimants

FB 89-17 FB 90-03 FT 91-18

FB 92-04

FT 93-05

BCTINDEX

FT 93-26 FT 94-06 FT 94-19

Revision to PM 2-1500 to reflect QCM changes Revision to PM 2-1500 re retroactive LWEC determinations Revision to PM 2-400: claims for recurrence should be adjudicated before considering transfer (4/94-B) Revision to Chapter 2-1500, Recurrences Revision to Chapter 2-1500, Recurrences (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-1500, Recurrences (12/95A) Revisions to Chapter 2-1500, Recurrences (05/97A) Revision to Chapter 2-1500, Recurrences (01/98B) Revision to Chapters 2-807, Continuation of Pay, and 2-1500, Recurrences (09/00A) Revision to Chapter 2-1500, Recurrences, Part 2- Claims, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual

FT 95-07 FT 95-37 FT 95-09 FT 97-10 FT 98-04 FT 00-11

FT 03-02

Regulations (also see subject)
FC 87-15 FB 87-26 FB 87-27 FB 87-28 FB 87-29 FB 87-30 FB 87-31 FB 87-32 Revision of Regulations for Administering the FECA New Regulations - Continuation of Pay New Regulations - Return to Work New Regulations - Substantiating Entitlement New Regulations - Time Limitation of Payment of Bills New Regulations - Reconsiderations New Regulations - Employing Agency Information New Regulations - Overpayments

FB 87-33 New Regulations: Changes to the Hearings Process BCTINDEX

FB 87-37 FB 87-40 FB 87-47

New Regulations - Continuation of Pay (Correction) Notification of One-Year Time Limitation for Reconsideration FECA Bulletin No. 87-31--New Regulations - Employing Agency Information (Pagination) New Regulations - Additional Guidance on Hearing Requests

FB 88-02

Rehabilitation
OC 86-02 OB 86-05 OB 86-06 Postal Services Rehabilitation Program Payment Process for Vocational Rehabilitation Bills Revised Simplified Letter and Procedure for the Referral and Award of Routine Vocational Rehabilitation Services Implementation Schedule for Managing the OWCP Rehabilitation Counselor Certification Program Decision of the ECAB in the case of Cornelius W. Hundley, Docket No. 85-249, Issued October 22, 1985 Tracking of Injured Workers' Return to Work Efforts by District Offices. Procedures on Use and Evaluation of Private Rehabilitation Counselors (OWCP 3-600) Elimination of Form OWCP-15, Rehabilitation Case Record (Interview Form) New Rehabilitation Codes Revised Instructions Regarding Distribution of Certain [Rehab] OWCP Forms to the National Office Expanded Use of Rehabilitation Code 9 Rehabilitations by Claims Examiners

OB 86-07

(86-07)

OB 86-08 OT 87-01

OB 87-02 FB 87-03 OB 87-03

OB 87-04 FB 87-51 BCTINDEX

OB 88-04 FB 88-09 OB 88-05 OC 88-02 OC 88-03

Modifications of Code 9 Application Rehabilitation Coding for Temporary Positions Rehabilitation Billing and Reporting Frequency OWCP Vocational Rehabilitation National and District Offices--Address List Rehabilitation Staffing; Reemployment Activities; Forms and Manual Progress; Conference Call Followup Clarification of entitlement to earnings when claimant is in rehabilitation program Monitoring of Rehabilitation Counselors: Elimination of OWCP-45 Authorization of Rehabilitation Services OWCP Vocational Rehabilitation National and District Offices--Address List Revision to PM Chapter 2-813 re disability claimants in prison Authorization of Rehabilitation Services Reissuance of PM Chapter 2-813, Reemployment and Determining Wage Earning Capacity Using Nurses to Coordinate Care in Serious Cases FECA Rehabilitation Tracking System (RTS) Data Entry and Backfill Procedures Accuracy and Timeliness of Longshore Rehabilitation Payments Approval Authority for Rehabilitation Plans: Time Limitation for Plan Development Rehabilitation Counselor Certification Workshops Revision to PM 3-300, Referral Development Revision to PM 3-100, Introduction, and 3-200, Services Revision to PM 3-400, Case Development Revision to PM 3-500, Funding

FT 88-14 OB 88-09 OB 88-10 OC 88-04 FT 88-32 OB 89-01 FT 89-03

OB 89-02 OB 89-05 OB 89-08 OB 89-09

OB 91-01 OT 91-02 OT 91-01 OT 91-03 OT 91-04 BCTINDEX

OT 91-05 OT 91-06

Revision to PM 3-600, Administration Revision to PM 3-500, Funding, re sampling of rehab bills and notation of closure on disbursement sheet Reemployment (re annuitants' rights) Revision to OWCP PM 3-500 to require that bills to support rehab be kept on file Use of Rehabilitation Counselor-Screeners in the District Offices Revision to PM 2-813 to ensure that a new election of benefits is offered when benefits are adjusted Summary of Enhancements and Modifications for Release 3.5 of the Rehabilitation Tracking System Rehabilitation Counselor Selection Procedures New Chapter 3-401, Assisted Reemployment Revision to OWCP PM 3-700, Rehabilitation Counselors (CHANGE REF 01/98A) Revision to OWCP PM 3-600 re archiving closed cases Program Modifications in Response to GAO Report of February, 1992 - "Federal Employees' Compensation Act - Need to Increase Rehabilitation and Reemployment of Injured Workers."

FC 91-14 OT 91-07 OB 91-03 FT 91-35

OB 92-02

OB 92-03 OT 92-01 OT 92-02

OT 92-03 OB 92-06

OT 92-05 Revision of OWCP PM 3-500 to clarify services which may/may not be funded under voc rehab OB 92-07 Rehabilitations by Nurses - Code 7

FT 93-07 Revision to PM 2-813 re removal of Code 9 and rating claimants who leave employment before LWEC OT 93-01 OB 93-02 OT 93-03 BCTINDEX Revision to OWCP PM 3-400 re treatment for substance abuse Management Review of Rehabilitation Quality Revision to OWCP PM 3-900, Reports

OT 93-06 OT 93-07 OB 93-05 OT 93-08 OC 93-02 OT 93-11 FT 94-05 OT 94-02 OB 94-03 OB 94-06 OB 95-01 OB 95-02 OB 95-03 OB 95-05 FT 95-31

New Chapter 3-201, FECA Case Management Revisions to Chapters 3-300 and 3-400 State Agencies Providing Vocational Rehabilitation Services Revision to OWCP PM 3-201 Rehabilitation Tracking System Upgrade Revision to OWCP PM 3-800, Forms and Form Letters Release of new PM 2-813, Reemployment: Vocational Rehabilitation Services Revision to OWCP PM 3-400 re active and closure codes Nurse Rehabilitation Tracking and Reporting Reinventing Some Regional Reporting Requirements (ADD REF 01/98A) Authorizing Rehabilitation Expenses Management Review of Rehabilitation Quality Revised Rehabilitation Counselor Warning Procedures (05/95B) Follow-up on Assisted Reemployment Cases (REF ADD 01/98A) Revision to Chapter 2-0813, Reemployment: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (08/95A) Follow-up on Assisted Reemployment Cases (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0813, Reemployment: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (09/95B) Revision Chapter 2-0813, Reemployment: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (02/96B) Making Assisted Reemployment a More Effective Part of the OWCP Rehabilitation Program (07/96A) Evaluation of Rehabilitation Counselors (07/96A)

FB 95-05 FT 95-36

FT 96-11

OB 96-01

OB 96-02 BCTINDEX

FB 96-09 FB 96-12 OB 97-01 OB 97-02

Occupational Rehabilitation Programs (07/96A) OWCP Guidelines for General Purpose Functional Capacity Guidelines (07/96A) Measuring Rehabilitation Resolutions for the Program Plan (REF ADD 01/98A) Selection of Rehabilitation Counselors (RCs) during Option Years (REF ADD 01/98A) Management Review of Vocational Rehabilitation (REF ADD 01/98A) Comp Pay--Elimination of Short-Term Roll and Code PI; Rehabilitation--Elimination of Code PV (11/96A) Revision to Chapter 2-0813, Reemployment: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (11/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-0813, Reemployment: Vocational Rehabilitation Services (01/97A) Revisions to OWCP PM 3-100, 3-200, 3-201, 3-300 (01/98A) Coding of Vocational Rehabilitation Bills (07/98B) Revision to Chapter 3-400, Case Management (07/98B) Release of new Chapter 1-300, Records Management (09/98A)

OB 97-05 FB 97-04

FT 97-03

FT 97-07

OT 98-02 OB 98-01 OT 98-03 OT 98-01

OB 99-01 Resolving FECA Rehabilitation Cases Earlier by Streamlining the Rehabilitation Referral and Planning Process (04/99B)

Reporting Injuries
FB 87-49 FB 88-29 FB 95-23 Reporting "First Aid" Injuries Under 20 C.F.R. 10.102 Exposure Cases Obstruction or Delay by the Employing Agency (08/95B)

BCTINDEX

Return to Work/Reemployment
FT 86-26 Chapter 2-813, new paragraph 12 is added to incorporate the information contained in FECA Bulletin No. 85-56 concerning Public Law 98-21 Policy Concerning Claimant's Refusal of a Job Offer When He or She Has Relocated While Still on the Agency's Employment Rolls (2-813) Reduction Rather Than Termination Where the Claimant Refuses a Placement Effort Before Suitable and Available Jobs Are Identified (2-813) New Regulations - Return to Work Documentation of Availability of Job Offers (2-813) Job Offers in LWEC Cases Policy Concerning Job Refusal Within 30 Days and LWEC Time Frames (2-813) Payment of Relocation Expenses Revisions to PM 2-813 Differentiating Between Light and Limited duty for U. S. Postal Service Employees Revisions to PM 2-813 Termination of Benefits When Employee Has Been Separated for Cause Revision to PM 2-813 Revision to PM 2-813 re advising claimant that refusal to accept job is not justified Issuing LWEC Decisions When Claimant is Reemployed at a Retained Pay Rate Revision to PM 2-813 Revisions to PM 2-813 re voc rehab, retained pay rates, use of Federal jobs in ratings

FT 87-12

FT 87-13

FB 87-27 FT 87-34 FT 88-08 FT 88-12 FB 88-21 FT 89-18 FB 89-18

FT 89-34 FC 90-13 FT 90-14 FT 90-23

FB 91-19 FT 92-06 FT 92-13

BCTINDEX

FB 92-08 OB 92-05

Assisted Reemployment Documentation of Significant Actions and Outcomes Occurring through the Assisted Reemployment Demonstration Project Change in procedure for allowing claimants a reasonable opportunity to accept an offer of suitable work Clarification re applying sanctions where no LWEC decision has been made and claimant ceases work Revision to PM 2-813 re relocation expenses Revisions to PM 2-813 re Assisted Reemployment and 15 days' notice to claimants who refuse offer of suitable employment Revision to PM 2-813, Reemployment and Determining Wage-Earning Capacity Revision to PM 2-813, Reemployment and Determining Wage-Earning Capacity Determining Job Availability Release of new Chapter 2-814, Reemployment: Determining Wage-Earning Capacity Revision to Chapter 2-814, Reemployment: Determining Wage-Earning Capacity (12/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0814, Reemployment: Determining Wage-Earning Capacity (03/96A) Revision to Chapter 2-0814, Reemployment: Determining Wage-Earning Capacity (06/96A) Revision to Chapter 2-0814, Reemployment: Determining Wage-Earning Capacity (07/96A) Making Assisted Reemployment a More Effective Part of the OWCP Rehabilitation Program (07/96A) Revision to Chapter 2-0814, Reemployment: Determining Wage-Earning Capacity (01/97A) Revisions to Chapter 2-0814, Reemployment: Determining Wage-Earning

FB 92-19

FT 92-34

FT 93-01 FT 93-04

FT 93-32 FT 93-35 OB 94-02 FT 94-05

FT 96-07

FT 96-12

FT 96-20

FT 96-23

OB 96-01

FT 97-07

FT 97-17 BCTINDEX

Capacity (09/97A) FB 99-28 Return to Work--Temporary Assignments During Recovery (08/99B)

Third Party
FB 86-2 Rate of Payment to Beneficiaries in a Death Case Involving Offset of a Third Party Surplus Chapter 2-1100 is revised to place primary responsibility for third party case processing, including necessary follow-up, with the DCE Additional Decentralization of SOL Subrogation Activities FECA Bulletin No. 86-18, Paragraph 11b is revised to reflect SOL subrogation activities in third party cases of a special or complex nature Chapter 2-1100 has been revised to show that continuation of pay (COP) received by a claimant may not be recovered from any third party settlement or award Revision of Chapter 2-1100, Trans. No. 86-27, showed that continuation of pay was no longer collectible from third party recoveries, but incorrectly retained instructions on how to handled refunded COP Procedures for Entering Third Party Recoveries to Bill History Debts Resulting from Third Party Liability Identification of Third Party Cases Involving Refund of COP of the Employing Agency Identification of Third Party Cases Involving Refund of COP to the Employing Agency Revision to PM Chapter 2-1100 to reflect elimination of Automated Third Party Tracking System Exclusion of Certain Medical Charges from Computation of Third Party Disbursements Identification of Third Party Cases

FT 86-13

FB 86-18 FT 86-19

FT 86-27

FT 86-35

FB 87-12 FB 87-14 FB 87-18

FB 88-27

FT 90-07

FB 90-16

FC 91-11 BCTINDEX

FT 95-06 FT 95-36 FT 95-09 FT 97-20 FB 98-30 FT 03-09

Revision to Chapter 2-1100, Subrogation and Other Remedies Revision to Chapter 2-1100, Subrogation and Other Remedies Revision to Chapter 2-1100, Subrogation and Other Remedies Revision to Chapter 2-1100, Subrogation (07/97B) Third Party--Claims from Certain Census Workers (08/99B) Revision to Chapter 2-1100, Feca Third Party Subrogation Guidelines (09/95B) (12/95A)

Training
FB 86-05 FB 87-01 FC 87-08 FC 87-22 FB 90-25 Training for New Hire Claims Examiners Training for New Claims Examiners Training for Technical Assistants (February 1987) FECA Supervisory Claims Examiner Training (8/87) Communications Package for Support Staff

War Hazards
FT 01-01 Revision to Chapter 4-0300, War Hazards, Part 4, Special Case Procedures War Hazards Compensation Act - An Act To provide compensation for the injury, disability, death, or enemy detention of employees of contractors with the United States, and for other purposes. War Hazard Compensation Act-Claims for Reimbursement and Detention Benefit Procedures

OB 05-01

WEC Determinations
FT 86-08 BCTINDEX Paragraph 5 and 11 of Chapter 2-813 are revised for determining suitability of

seasonal employment when job offers of such employment are made and when loss of wage-earning capacity determinations are being considered FT 88-02 OB 88-02 FT 88-05 FT 88-08 FB 91-28 FC 95-07 Checklist for WEC Determinations Determining Job Availability LWEC Determination Checklist Job Offers in LWEC Cases Medical Evidence for Loss in Wage-Earning Capacity (LWEC) Determinations Part-Time Postal Service Positions Determining Wage Earning

FT 97-10 Revisions to Chapter 2-0814, Reemployment: Capacity (05/97A) FC 99-03

Loss of Wage Earning Capacity - USPS and Reassignment to Part Time Flexible Positions (11/98B) Loss of Wage Earning Capacity--Actual Earnings from Temporary Positions (08/99B) Selected ECAB Decisions for April-June-- A group of four summaries of selected ECAB decisions on loss of wage-earning capacity for the above quarter.

FC 99-14

FC 01-04

Appendix: Miscellaneous
The following directives are not included under any subject heading:

FC 86-02 FC 86-04

Level II Preparations Identification of Changes When New Pages of the FECA Procedure Manual Are Issued Identifying Deleted Paragraphs when New Pages of the FECA Manual are Issued Postal Service Reorganization Procedure

FC 86-22

FC 86-33 BCTINDEX

FC 86-36

Release of Information to Labor Unions and Employee Associations under the Provisions of the Privacy Act Reaching DFEC National Office Staff Members Updated List of District Directors for OWCP/FEC Updated List of District Directors for OWCP/FEC District Office Input in OWCP Policy Directives The Role of Regional Managers in Improving Agency Compensation Programs List of NALC National Business Agents; Directory of Union Contacts and Regional and District Office Managers for OWCP/FEC Revision of Chapter 2-1200 concerning collection of representative's fee Change in Titles Testing New Procedures in the Field Change in Use of District Director Title FECA Program Goals for the Department of the Army Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 Revision of PM 2-1800 and 3-400 addressing retention of vehicles/modifications valued at less than $5000 Reaching DFEC National Office Staff Members District Office Reference Libraries Release of revised PM Chapters 2-100 and 2-200 Revision to Table of Contents to FECA Program Memos Revision to PM 2-1800 to show that Senior CEs may adjudicate all requests for housing or vehicle modification Checklist, FECA PM

FC 87-18 FC 87-28 FC 88-02 OB 88-03 OB 88-06 FC 88-17

FT 88-20 OC 89-01 OB 89-06 OB 89-07 FC 89-20 OC 90-01 FT 90-09

FC 90-24 FB 91-21 FT 91-36 FT 92-18 FT 92-19

FT 92-30 BCTINDEX

OT 93-01 OB 93-01 OB 93-03 FT 93-17 FT 93-27 OT 93-09 OT 94-01 FT 94-28 FT 94-31 FT 94-29 FT 94-30 FT 94-24 OT 94-03 FC 94-13 FT 94-37 FT 94-40 FT 94-41 FT 95-03

Revision of OWCP PM 1-100, OWCP Directive (REF ADD 01/98A) OWCP Directives and Transmittals (REF ADD 01/98A) Updating OWCP and Program Distribution Lists (REF ADD 01/98A) Revision to PM 2-1800 re requests for modification to serial houses or vehicles Checklist, FECA PM Checklist, OWCP Rehabilitation Procedure Manual New OWCP 4-200 re OWCP's annual Operational Plan Revision to Tables of Contents, Part 4 Checklist, FECA PM Revision to Tables of Contents, Parts 7 and 9 Revision to Tables of Contents, Part 2 Revision to Table of Contents, Part 3 Revision to Tables of Contents, OWCP Part 3 New Handbook for Employing Agency Personnel Removal of Part 8 - Program Evaluation/Development New Chapters 0-0100 and 0-0200 Revision to PM 2-1800, Housing and Vehicle Modifications Revision to PM 0-100 to show new address of Kansas City District Office Reduction of Copies of Printed Issuances Revision to Chapter 2-1200, Fees for Representatives' Services OWCP PM Chapter 1-100, OWCP Directives Revision to Chapter 0-0100, Introduction to FECA and DFEC

FC 95-02 FT 95-05 OT 95-03 FT 95-16 BCTINDEX

FT 95-20

Revision to Chapter 2-0100, Introduction, and 2-0200, General Provisions of the FECA Revision to Chapter 0-0100, Introduction to FECA and DFEC (05/95B) Revision to Chapter 0-0100, Introduction to FECA and DFEC (09/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-0200, General Provisions of the FECA Revision to Chapter 1-0100, Introduction (09/95A) Checklist, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual (09/95B) Revision to Chapter 0-0100, Introduction to FECA and DFEC (10/95A) Revision to Chapter 2-1200, Fees for Representatives' Services (12/95A) Revision to Chapter 0-0100, Introduction to FECA and DFEC (07/96B) Checklist, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual (11/96B) Revision to Chapter 2-1200, Fees for Representatives' Services (07/97B) Reporting Estimated Savings to the Office of Inspector General (May 7, 1997) Checklist, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual (11/97A) Revisions to OWCP PM 3-100, 3-200, 3-201, 3-300 (01/98A) Revisions to Chapter 3-400, Case Management (07/98B) Release of new Chapter 1-300, Records Management (09/98A) Revision to Chapter 0-0100, Introduction to FECA and DFEC (10/98A) Checklist, Federal (FECA) Procedure Manual (10/98A) New Regulations Governing Claims under the FECA (01/99A) New Regulations - Representative Fees (02/99A) FolioVIEWS Job Aid (10/99A) (09/95A)

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New Regulations Privacy Act (11/99B) Representative Fee Petitions (12/99A) New Part 1 - Mail and Files (02/00A) Revision to Chapter 0-0100, Introduction to FECA and DFEC (02/00A) OASIS - Retention Schedule for Paper Documents (02/01B) Revision to Chapter 2-1200, Fees for Representatives' Services, revised limits for fee approval. by district office personnel. Revision to Chapter 1-0200, Jurisdiction Part 1 - Mail and Files

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