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Understanding Health Insurance

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Quiz 17 :

Workers Compensation

Quiz 17 :

Workers Compensation

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When a workers' compensation claim is denied, the employee (or eligible dependents) can appeal the denial to the state workers' compensation board and undergo a process called __________, which is a judicial dispute resolution process in which an appeals board makes a final determination.
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Survivor benefits claims provide death benefits to eligible dependents. These benefit amounts are calculated according to the employee's earning capacity __________.
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Workers' compensation insurance provides weekly cash payments and reimburses health care costs for covered employees who develop a work-related illness or sustain an injury while on the job. It also provides payments to qualified dependents of a worker who dies from a compensable illness or injury. Each state establishes a workers' compensation __________, which is responsible for administering workers' compensation laws and handling appeals for denied claims or cases in which a worker feels compensation was too low.
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First Report of Injury forms are completed by the __________ when treatment for a work-related illness or injury is sought.
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Which is an Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) program?
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Who is required to personally sign the original and all photocopies of reports submitted to the workers' compensation board?
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OSHA has special significance for those employed in health care because employers are required to obtain and retain manufacturers' Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), which contain information about __________ used on site. Training employees in the safe handling of these substances is also required.
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Temporary disability claims cover health care treatment for illness and injuries as well as payment for __________.
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Which is filed with the workers' compensation board to document any significant change in the worker's medical or disability status?
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The U.S. Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) helps reduce deaths, injuries, and illnesses in U.S. mines through a variety of activities and programs. Which is an example of such an activity or program?
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Effective July 31, 2001, the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) started providing benefits to eligible employees and former employees of the Department of Energy, its contractors and subcontractors, or to certain survivors of such individuals, and to certain beneficiaries of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act. Which is responsible for adjudicating and administering claims filed by employees, former employees, or certain qualified survivors?
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Which is a quasi-public agency that provides workers' compensation insurance coverage to private and public employers and acts as an agent in state workers' compensation cases involving state employees?
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To qualify for workers' compensation benefits, an employee must be injured while working within the scope of the job description, be injured while performing a service required by the employer, or develop a disorder that can be directly linked to employment, such as asbestosis or mercury poisoning. The worker does not have to be physically on company property to qualify for workers' compensation. Which is an example of an on-the-job injury that would qualify the employee for workers' compensation benefits?
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The Merchant Marine Act (or Jones Act) provides seamen with the same protection from employer __________ as the Federal Employment Liability Act (FELA) provides railroad workers.
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Permanent disability refers to an ill or injured employee's __________ capacity to return to work.
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The Federal Black Lung Program provides medical treatment and other benefits for __________ conditions related to former employment in the nation's coal mines.
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The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Program, administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, provides medical benefits, compensation for lost wages, and rehabilitation services to longshoremen, harbor workers, and other maritime workers who are __________.
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The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to protect employees against injuries from occupational hazards in the workplace. OSHA and its state partners (of approximately 2,100 inspectors) establish protective __________, which are enforced. OSHA also reaches out to employers and employees by providing technical assistance and consultation programs.
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The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers programs that provide wage-replacement benefits, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation, and other benefits to federal workers (or eligible dependents) who are injured at work or acquire an occupational disease. In which federal department is the OWCP located?
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Vocational rehabilitation claims cover expenses for vocational retraining for both temporary and permanent disability cases. Vocational rehabilitation retrains an ill or injured employee so he or she can return to the workforce. The employee __________ of resuming the position held prior to the illness or injury.
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