Assistance & Care for EEOICPA & RECA Beneficiaries
Former energy workers in California can receive free home health services from United Energy Workers Healthcare. Our services include in-home nursing, physical therapy, personal assistance, and other high-quality care for former Department of Energy workers. We also have a case management team to assist with coordinating care and filing claims.
UEW Health is a healthcare organization focused on helping retired energy workers in California. Our team is compassionate and skilled, and we are here to provide them with the necessary care and support, as well as assist in accessing vital benefits with ease.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with an occupational disease from working in the energy industry, please contact us to learn about our services. We may be able to offer help and support.
In-Home Healthcare for California DOE Workers
In California, eligible individuals can receive complimentary home health care services that offer targeted assistance for senior employees who have been exposed to radiation. We will collaborate with you and your loved ones to devise a customized care strategy tailored to your unique requirements. Our team of case management professionals will coordinate all necessary care arrangements.
Nursing & In-Home Care
We provide nursing and personal care services in the comfort of homes for those who are eligible for EEOICPA & RECA benefits. Our primary aim is to offer seniors with compassionate care and assistance which can help them maintain their independence and feel at ease.
We can help you handle your illness through our customized therapeutic services, which include physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.
UEW offers a range of services to patients, including medical and non-medical options. Along with in-home medical care and therapy, UEW provides services like preparing meals, shopping for groceries, and housekeeping.
Case Management & Filing Assistance
Although it may seem daunting, we have a team of experts who can guide you through the claims process to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to.
Who Qualifies for EEOICPA & RECA?
The EEOICPA & RECA compensate energy workers who were employed by the Department of Energy after 1941 and became ill as a result of exposure to harmful chemicals at work. Possible beneficiaries include current employees, former employees, contractors, and subcontractors.
A claimant must have sustained one of the following diseases while employed by the DOE, an atomic weapons employer, or a beryllium vendor:
- Specific cancers;
- Chronic silicosis;
- Beryllium sensitivity, or
- Chronic beryllium disease.
Covered California Facilities (include but not limited to):
Area IV of the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, 1955-present, Santa Susana
Canoga Avenue Facility, 1955-1960, Los Angeles County
Downey Facility, 1948-1955, Los Angeles County
General Atomics, 1959-2000, La Jolla
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1942-present, Berkeley
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 1950-present, Livermore
Who We Are
United Energy Workers Healthcare is a family-based company, whose heritage began deep in the uranium mines of Blanding, Utah. These deep roots have inspired our family and are the driving force to serve other families that have struggled with similar situations. That personal connection has pushed us to become a national leader in home healthcare.
7567 Amador Valley Blvd
Dublin, CA 94568
Who We Serve
Department of Labor White Card Insurance
Eligible recipients of EEOICPA & RECA will receive “white card” to help access their medical benefits.
In order to be eligible for EEOICPA/RECA benefits, an individual must have been employed at a covered Department of Energy facility, an approved atomic weapons facility, or at a permitted beryllium vendor. An individual must also have one of the covered conditions as a result of exposure to radiation, beryllium, or silica while employed at an accepted facility. In addition, uranium miners, millers, and ore transporters are eligible for benefits if they develop an illness as a result of exposure to toxic substances (such as radiation, chemicals, solvents, acids, and metals) and worked at a facility covered under RECA. Eligibility requirements vary by location and condition.