After You File, What's Next?

Filed a Notice or Traumatic Injury (CA-1)

No lost time from work

  • Updated medical documentation: It is your responsibility to provide your office and the Occupational Medical Services (OMS) with any updated medical documentation. You can request a copy of the OMS blue slip to notify your supervisor of any restrictions.
  • Short Form Closure: Form indicates that your claim was accepted for medical costs up to $1,500 and that you are not expected to lose time from work. Note: you may not receive a letter from your claims examiner
  • Changes in work status? Contact the Workers’ Compensation Program at (301) 496-2404 immediately

Lost time

  • Continuation of Pay (COP): You may be eligible for a special leave category. If your COP entitlement has been exhausted and you are still disabled from returning to work.
  • Excused Absence: You may be eligible for Excused Absence within 6 months of your date of injury.

Filed a Notice of Occupational Disease (CA-2)

No lost time from work

  • Updated medical documentation: It is your responsibility to provide your office and the Occupational Medical Services (OMS) with any updated medical documentation. You can request a copy of the OMS blue slip to notify your supervisor of any restrictions.
  • Short Form Closure: Form indicates that your claim was accepted for medical costs up to $1,500 and that you are not expected to lose time from work. Note: you may not receive a letter from your claims examiner.
  • Changes in work status? Contact the Workers’ Compensation Program at (301) 496-2404 immediately

Lost time

  • Excused Absence: You may be eligible for Excused Absence within 6 months of your date of injury.