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Department of Labor

Utilize Fax to Scan technology for OWCP documentation

Currently, we have to mail documentation to OWCP's central mailroom to process documents. The mailroom then turns around and scans the documents for OWCP. There is technology that allows you to scan a document which is then converted into a scanned document on the other end. Better yet, allow us to scan and upload the documentation directly to a case.

Because the documents are often "lost" we prefer to use certified... more »

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EXOP - Office of Management and Budget

Dual Benefits Joint Taskforce

There are several Federal entitlement programs with overlapping and sometimes duplicative benefits. Yet dual benefits continue because there is a lack of independent verification when someone receives benefits from multiple programs. For instance, SSDI benefits are supposed to be reduced if the beneficiary is also receiving workers' compensation payments. Yet there is little or no information available to either program... more »

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Department of Labor

Stop Mailing of DOL Workers' Compensation Docs to Govt Agencies

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) should stop mailing carbon copies of employee claim response letters to federal agencies. Instead, they should either fax or send the letters electronically to each agency's OWCP representative. This would yield tremendous savings on postage alone. In addition, if this suggestion is implemented it also increases the efficiency and timeliness of an agency in processing and updating OWCP... more »

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