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National Association of Federal Injured Workers

National Office: Wil Clow, Executive Director
2701 Coed Place, Grants Pass, OR 97527
(541) 472-8940
FAX (541) 472-9109

NAFIW: Orange County, California
P.O. Box 26034, Santa Ana, CA 92799-6034

Webmaster: Contact for additions, deletions and suggestions only.

If you have been helped by NAFIW in the past, please send us a donation as we are running low on operational funds. We are a tax deductible nonprofit organization.


   The Federal Employees’ Compensation (FEC) division of OWCP consolidated its medical authorization and bill payment processes on September 2, 2003. All Medical Authorizations and Bill processing are now handled by a private contractor, ACS.
   For medical authorizations and billing and/or reimbursement questions, please call 866-335-8319, Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm, EST. Providers may fax urgent medical authorization requests to 800-215-4901.

All mail and bills for Federal workers’ compensation cases should be sent to:

U.S. Department of Labor
DFEC Central Mailroom
PO Box 8300
London, KY 40742-8300

More info can be found at this link:

Information for Injured Worker:
More info can be found at this link:

Hello: Most of us are US Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs claimants like yourself. We hope that the information provided will be of assistance to you. Should you have any suggestions for this page, please give us a call at the above listed numbers. Visit us often for updates and subjects of general interests.

Site Contents:
Was your referee impartial?  by Gordon Reiselt 

Proving the Stress Claim by Gordon Reiselt
Important Contents of a Medical Report

Message from the Director
Sample Letter to Your Congress Person
NAFIW's Response to the GAO Report  
When all else fails read the congressional ethics manual
Causal Relationship  
Claims Processing Tips   
Lawyers: Federal Employment Related Areas
NAFIW"S Directors
Runyon v Stoll, A sad,true, story
FECA Practice Guide

Other Resources:
Congressional Hearing: Oversight of Customer Service at the Office of Workers'        Compensation Programs
Congressional Hearing: Are Injured Federal Workers' being Treated Fairly?
  First Gov: Consolidated Federal Legislative, Judiciary and Executive Sites
US House 2006 Schedule
US Senate 2006 Schedule
US House of Representatives Ethics Manual
US Department of Labor
OWCP Customer Assistance Material

ECAB Decisions Volumes 39to 49
ECAB Decisions 1998 to 2004
OWCP Forms
Dictionary of Occupational Terms
OWCP Region 9  
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Merit Systems Protections Board
Office of Special Counsel
One Flew Over the Post Office

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