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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC)

Adjudication of New and Refiled Claims

By DCMWC, FY 2006

Type of
Claim

SSAE's
issued 1

Approval
Rate

PDO's
issued 2

Approval
Rate

Trust Fund

 

 

 

 

 Approved

 

 

118

 

 Denied

 

 

664

 

Subtotal

 

 

782

15.09%

 

 

 

 

 

Operator 3

 

 

 

 

 Approved

656

 

521

 

 Denied

3,171

 

3,445

 

Subtotal

3,827

17.14%

3,966

13.14%

 

 

 

 

 

Total Decisions

 

 

 

 

 Approved

656

 

639

 

 Denied

3,171

 

4,109

 

TOTAL

3,827

14.62%

4,748

13.46%

  1. SSAE = Schedule for the Submission of Additional Evidence. Trust Fund awards proceed directly to the PDO.
  2. PDO = Proposed Decision and Order
  3. Coal mine operator or insurer is liable for payment of benefits.