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agodlywomanPerson was signed in when posted
01-27-2015
10:21 PM ET (US)
sue: i was given a medication card for the pharmacy for meds.
11352
neicePerson was signed in when posted
01-27-2015
09:53 AM ET (US)
Sue2 - You say you have owcp for your back even though you are no longer on the po rolls. (post office rolls?)

Owcp cannot stop taking care of your approved medical conditions until it is found you no longer have any permanent residuals. Owcp should be taking care of all your medical bills and medications for your back.
11351
darnshamePerson was signed in when posted
01-27-2015
09:17 AM ET (US)
thanks all
11350
Sue2Person was signed in when posted
01-27-2015
12:31 AM ET (US)
I had to go to hospital for COPD.
I am on OWCP for 3 back surgeries. I have NALC as backup.to medicare. Am no longer on PO Rolls. Who do I charge for back related meds. ? Can anyone give me advice ?
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SnowedPerson was signed in when posted
01-26-2015
11:48 PM ET (US)
darnshame-
You could have both going at the same time. Explain that you are uncertain as to whether it is a CA-1 or CA-2 claim. It is possible to get both approved. Though sometimes OWCP will convert a CA-1 to a CA-2, more often than not they just deny the claim and leave it up to you to figure out.
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lawnladyPerson was signed in when posted
01-26-2015
01:16 PM ET (US)
Mine was automatically converted to a CA2.
11347
darnshamePerson was signed in when posted
01-26-2015
10:54 AM ET (US)
i think i'm going to file a ca-2. what happens to the ca-1? how does that affect the claim?
11346
SnowedPerson was signed in when posted
01-24-2015
01:09 PM ET (US)
darnshame-
If you ask for S/L you can buy it back after approval or LWOP is you can afford it.
11345
neicePerson was signed in when posted
01-24-2015
11:31 AM ET (US)
darnshame - if your claim is denied you will get appeal rights.
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lawnladyPerson was signed in when posted
01-24-2015
10:47 AM ET (US)
Darnshame. You are correct, but, we're dealing with management. The way it's suppose to be and the way it will be is under their control.

They will probably put you in for SL anyway. File a grievance.
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darnshamePerson was signed in when posted
01-24-2015
10:23 AM ET (US)
there is a good posibilty my claim will be denied. However, that is up to the DOL to decide. my question is that when i check the COP box, then that's what it should be until the ca-1 is disapproved.
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egarkPerson was signed in when posted
01-24-2015
10:13 AM ET (US)
darnshame /m11341 - a CA-1 is for something traumatic, that is, it happens suddenly or on one day. A CA-2 is for something that happens over a period of time. You can't get COP for a CA-2.
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darnshamePerson was signed in when posted
01-24-2015
10:06 AM ET (US)
after talking to the doc it is likely that my illnes my cuase me to file a ca-2. i did file a ca-1 and have a claim number. the OIC and the supe called me and told me they have until monday to put some type of leave in for me and what did i want. i told them i checked the COP box. that means nothing to them. if my claim is denied i still have appeal rights. is management tryibg to screw me again?
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silvesterPerson was signed in when posted
01-24-2015
02:16 AM ET (US)
Thank you Snowed. I am at this point desperate to get off this narcotics. I feel like garbage all the time, and massive pain to boot. I hope you are well!!
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SnowedPerson was signed in when posted
01-23-2015
12:10 PM ET (US)
silvester-
You can see any physician you are referred to and OWCP should pay as long as they bill with your accepted diagnosis code. What they prescribe is a different story. Marijuana is is still an illegal drug to The federal government so I doubt any time soon it will be approved by OWCP. Good luck I hear it helps considerably.
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silvesterPerson was signed in when posted
01-22-2015
01:56 AM ET (US)
Thanks agodlywoman, I will look into it.

Snowed any thoughts on my post?
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