Nuclear Care Partners Sponsors Harvest Luncheon for Former Rocky Flats Workers
Denver, CO – More than 50,000 former Rocky Flats workers may qualify for medical benefits and financial compensation through the Energy Employee Occupational Illness Program Act (EEOICPA) due to chemical or radiation exposure in the workplace. Former workers can learn more about these benefits, whether they are eligible, and spend time getting to know other Rocky Flats workers by attending the Harvest Luncheon hosted by Nuclear Care Partners.
The Harvest Luncheon is free to all former atomic workers, including former Rocky Flats workers and will be held on Tuesday, October 30 at 11:30 a.m. The event will take place at Golden Corral Buffet located at 9751 Grant Street in Thorton. Seats are limited to the first 50 workers. Former workers can RSVP to the event by calling 303-223-4290. If a former worker is unable to attend they can call to request a free information kit.
Resources will be available to answer questions regarding the following topics:
- First time filing for benefits
- Free medical screenings
- Denied claims
- Adding a consequential illness
- Accessing white card benefits
- Impairment ratings
- Skilled nursing care
- Financial compensation
- Home health care
- Out of pocket expense reimbursement
- And much more
“I know former Rocky Flats workers who are really looking forward to attending this event and reminiscing about their days working at the site.” said Lori Shanks, Community Outreach Manager at Nuclear Care Partners. “We are hosting this event to honor those workers, give them an opportunity to see each other again, and we want them to know we are here for them as a resource.”
Nuclear Care Partners provides EEOICPA benefits guidance and no-cost in home care to former atomic workers who have developed serious illnesses due to radiation and toxic exposure they endured in the workplace. Founded in 2011, Nuclear Care Partners serves hundreds of former atomic workers across the nation. Nuclear Care Partners is the only licensed medical provider enrolled in the Department of Labor program to receive accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).
“Nuclear Care Partners was founded by nurses who wanted to make a difference in the lives of former nuclear workers and provide them with quality care,” said Shanks. “It is incredible that Nuclear Care Partners is the only ACHC accredited home care provider for former atomic workers. It shows our commitment to providing the highest level of care.”
About the EEOICPA
The Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) was created to compensate and provide health care benefits for individuals who worked in nuclear weapons production and developed serious illnesses as a result of occupational exposure to radiation and toxic chemicals.