OWCP claims portal allows claimant access to file and status of claims on Internet.

Posted on Jan 04, 2014

Many aspects of OWCP claim processing have moved toward streamlining and use of the Internet to promote greater claimant and provider access.  The ACS Web Bill portal allows both claimants and medical providers to check on the status of submitted medical bills as well as file paperwork to get bills for approved medical procedures and prescriptions paid. 

This is a net positive effect for claimants, not only because it’s easier for a claimant to get information from the government bureaucracy, but any steps that make it easier for a medical provider to get paid by OWCP are welcome.  In the past, many medical providers would simply refuse to treat injured federal workers’ compensation claimants because of the complexities associated with the repayment process.

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