Assistance & Care for EEOICPA & RECA Beneficiaries
United Energy Workers Healthcare offers free home health services to former energy workers in Pennsylvania. Our focus is on providing exceptional care and services to former Department of Energy workers, which includes in-home nursing, physical therapy, personal assistance, and more. Our case management team can help with coordinating care and filing claims.
At UEW Health, we are aware of the challenges faced by previous employees. Our highly skilled and empathetic team is dedicated to providing healthcare assistance to energy workers in Pennsylvania, while also ensuring that they receive their entitled benefits without any additional burden.
If or someone you care about has been diagnosed with an occupational disease as a result of working in the energy sector, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We can provide more information about the services we offer and how we might be able to assist you.
In-Home Healthcare for Pennsylvania DOE Workers
If you meet the qualifications, you can receive free home health care in Pennsylvania. This care includes specialized options for elderly workers who have been exposed to radiation. We will partner with you and your family to create a personalized plan that addresses all of your worries. Our case managers are available to arrange the specific care you require.
Nursing & In-Home Care
We provide in-home nursing and personal care services for EEOICPA & RECA beneficiaries. Compassionate care and assistance are important for seniors to retain independence and comfort.
Our personalized therapeutic services can assist you in managing your illness. We offer a variety of services, such as physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and respiratory therapy.
In addition to in-home medical services and therapy, UEW also provides patients with non-medical services, such as meal preparation, grocery shopping, and housekeeping.
Case Management & Filing Assistance
Although the process might seem overwhelming, filing a claim is not as hard as it may sound. Our professional staff can help guide you through the process of filing your claim so you can receive the compensation you deserve.
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 Pennsylvania Facilities
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.
UNITED ENERGY WORKERS HEALTHCARE
8 West Broad St
Hazleton, PA 18201
KEYSTONE HEALTHCARE SERVICES
87-C Pine Valley Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
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.