Assistance & Care for EEOICPA & RECA Beneficiaries
At United Energy Workers Healthcare, we offer free home health services to former Texas energy workers. Our goal is to provide excellent care and services, such as in-home nursing, physical therapy, personal assistance, and more, to former Department of Energy employees. Our case management team can also help you arrange care and support you with your claim.
At UEW Health, we recognize the challenges that ex-employees faced. Our skilled and empathetic team is dedicated to assisting Texas energy workers in obtaining the treatment they require while ensuring they can access essential benefits without any extra burden.
If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with an occupational disease as a result of working in the energy sector, please get in touch with us today. We can provide details about the services we offer and how we could potentially assist you.
In-Home Healthcare for Texas DOE Workers
Qualified individuals in Texas can receive free home health care, which also includes specialized care for elderly workers who were exposed to radiation. You and your family can work with us to create a plan that addresses all your concerns. Our case management specialists will arrange the specific care that 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 Texas Facilities
Medina Modification Center
Uranium Mill in Falls City
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
3501 S Soncy
Amarillo, TX 79119
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.