Medical Travel Reimbursement Under FECA

May 26, 2022 | FECA Resources

20 § 10.315 provides that a claimant under FECA is entitled to reimbursement of reasonable and necessary expenses, including transportation, needed to obtain authorized medical services, appliances, or supplies.  To determine what is a reasonable distance to travel, OWCP will consider the availability of services, the employee’s condition, and the means of transportation.  Generally, 25-50 miles from the claimant’s home or worksite is considered a reasonable distance to travel.  However, OWCP will reimburse for longer trips if necessary.

For approved claims under 100 miles round trip:

For approved claims that are over 100 miles round trip:

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