By Michael O’Connell Web Editor Federal News Radio
Following the Thanksgiving weekend, members of the House of Representatives head back to work to vote on a bill that would make changes to the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA).
On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the House is scheduled to take up H.R. 2465 Federal Workers’ Compensation Modernization and Improvement Act, which aims to modify the definition of “medical, surgical, and hospital supplies” as...
If enacted, advanced practice nurses and physicians assistants would be included under FECA and it would provide for “the reimbursement for services provided by such assistants and nurses.” Assistants and nurses would also be permitted to certify disability as the result of traumatic injury during a continuation of pay period.