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Oversight hearing on the administration of the black lung program
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Labor Standards.
1988 by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||134|
Aug 14, · Yet as horrific as this catastrophe was, the death toll from the explosion is eclipsed each year by coal miners dying from a preventable illness: black lung disease. And unlike other victims of workplace hazards, miners with black lung disease currently lack a fair forum in which to obtain compensation for their illness. Liquidation of Geneva Insurance Company. On July 8, , the Marion Circuit Court located in Indianapolis, Indiana ("Liquidation Court") issued a Final Order of Liquidation (“Order”) against Geneva Insurance Company ("Geneva "). Pursuant to that Order, Geneva is in the process of being liquidated.
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Former miners are also entitled to receive medical. The Black Lung Clinics Program is marking its 40th anniversary of supporting coal miners throughout the country with funding for medical, outreach, educational, and benefits counseling services. From to today, take a look at the history, progress, and personal impact that BLCP has had on miners' lives.
DOL Appeals is the portal for the Department of Labor's formal adjudications, such as black lung and longshore workers' compensation programs, nuclear and environmental whistleblower cases, OFCCP enforcement actions, Workforce Investment Act disputes, permanent and temporary alien labor certications, and a wide variety of other case types.
The Federal Black Lung Benefits Act Inas part of a federal mine safety law in response to the Farmington mine disaster, the federal black lung benefits program was created. In creating this law the Congress recognized that there were a significant number of coal miners who were totally disabled.
Oct 08, · Sep 28, H.R. (th). To ensure that claims for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act are processed in a fair and timely manner, to better protect miners from pneumoconiosis (commonly known as "black lung disease"), and for other purposes.
In truetax.online, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. SSR Where the Federal mechanisms and procedural economies which were anticipated by Congress in assigning the administration of the black lung benefit program to the Social Security Administration.
Inferential support is also evident from section (b) in the reference of that section to the "procedures" of section of the Social. Eligibility Black Lung Clinics receive funding from the HRSA Black Lung Clinic Program to seek out coal miners, whether they are currently involved in mining or not, and provide services to them and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.
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Black Lung for survivor’s claim Shown by X‐ray or autopsy evidence Irrebuttablepresumption that a miner’s death was due to Black Lung at the time of death when a x‐ray or biopsy or autopsy evidence shows Progressive Massive Fibrosis (PMF) –opacity greater than 1 cm in diameter.
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Black Lung Benefits Program Description and Legislative History. The Black Lung benefit program established by the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of provides monthly benefit payments to coal miners totally disabled as a result of pneumoconiosis, to the widows of coal miners who died as a result of pneumoconiosis, and to their dependents.
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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hearing or a part of the body or its use. Compensation is limited to a certain number of weeks. Oct 30, · The Department of Labor (DOL) Black Lung Benefits Program provides medical and income assistance to coal miners who suffer total disability or death due to lung disease caused by coal dust.
To provide insight into DOL's administration of the Black Lung Benefits Program, GAO is reporting on (1) how long it takes to process and resolve black lung benefits claims; (2) at what rate and for.
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Horevay, Summer Associate. the black lung benefits program and all black lung benefits when no responsible mine operator can be assigned liability for such benefits or when coal mine employment ceased prior to January 1, The Trust Fund is partially financed by a tax on coal sold by producers.
A Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions subcommittee hear testimony from coal miners suffering from black lung disease who have encountered legal and medical challenges when filing for.
Aug 01, · The Coal Industry Must Have a Black Heart to Oppose Black Lung Regulations from black lung disease appeared at an EPA hearing in and Health Administration can now give citations to. Black Lung Returns To Coal Country A Spike In Black Lung Cases Strains Federal Benefits Program.
December 16, • NPR looks at the causes of a dramatic spike in the most serious stage of. Recently Announced Projects. Evaluation of the DOL Information Security Program for Fiscal Year - January 18,Office of the Chief Information Officer - October 19, Occupational and Safety Health Administration (OSHA) Audit of the Black Lung Case Management Systems and Processes - September 8, Office of.
Black Lung Disability Trust Fund. The Black Lung Benefits Act established a government trust fund to pay for the benefits, financed by an excise tax on coal. Until the end of the tax was $ per ton for coal from subsurface mines and $ per ton for surface mines, Acts amended: Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act.
Committee on Government Operations Employment and Housing and Subcommittee: oversight hearing on the National Labor Relations Board: hearing before the Employment and Housing Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, October 3, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, hearing entitled, “Asleep at the Switch: How the Department of Labor Failed to Oversee the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund” RHOB.
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17 The Black Lung Beneﬁts Reform Act also required automatic transformed the black lung claims program into a truer adjudication system. Apr 16, · The report contains a wealth of detailed information about the federal black lung benefits program. Below are a few items that stood out to me: A major focus of the report were the delays before the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ).
OALJ reported it took an average of days to hold a hearing and issue a decision. House Oversight Hearing of MSHA: on Workforce Protections held a hearing on “Reviewing the Policies and Priorities of the Mine Safety and Health Administration Journal of the American Medical Association identifying a high incidence of progressive massive fibrosis in patients in Black Lung clinics in southern West Virginia, a theme.
The Secretary may also enter into reinsurance agreements with one or more insurers or pools of insurers under which, in return for the payment of premiums to the insurance fund, and on such terms and conditions as will fully protect the financial solvency of the insurance fund, the insurance fund shall provide reinsurance coverage for benefits required to be paid under section of this title.
(a) Upon his or her own initiative, or upon the request of any party on grounds of a change in conditions or because of a mistake in a determination of fact, the district director may, at any time before one year from the date of the last payment of benefits, or at any time before one year after the denial of a claim, reconsider the terms of an award or denial of benefits.
These efforts have been supplemented by our black lung blog, Devil in the Dust, which discusses the policies, laws and medical literature surrounding the disease. ACLC, along with the National Black Lung Association and others, advocates for changes in legislation and regulations to improve the Black Lung benefits program.
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) has encountered unforeseen delays in implementing a new computer system to process payments for professional medical and hospital outpatient services made by the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund (Trust Fund) under the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA).
This action delays the applicability date of. MSHA has a library of training videos on safety topics ranging from conveyor safety to fall protection. The Black Lung Benefits Program CRS Report for Congress The Black Lung Benefits Program Edward Rappaport Analyst in Industry Economics Domestic Social Policy Division Summary The federal black lung program (codified at 30 U.S.C.
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The final rule is changed from the proposal. This final rule will reduce coal miners' occupational exposure to respirable coal mine dust. As a result, it will lower their risk of developing black lung disease and suffering material impairment of health or functional capacity.