Part B of the EEOICPA was enacted to provide compensation to workers with beryllium disease, silicosis, or radiation induced cancer. Employees, or their survivors, whose claims are approved may receive a lump-sum payment of $150,000 and medical benefits for the covered illness.

For more on what types of diseases and illnesses are covered under the EEOICPA, including Beryllium Disease, Beryllium Sensitivity and Chronic Silicosis, check out the EEOICPA care page.