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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC)

Funding and Disbursements of the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, FY 2006

($ Thousands)

FUNDING

DISBURSEMENTS

MONTH

Coal Excise
Tax Revenue

Treasury
Advances

Collections 1

Total

Compensation
Benefits 2

Medical Benefits

Total
Benefits

Admin
Cost 4

Intereston
Advances

 

Total

Diagnostic

Treatment 3

Oct-05

10,181

0

292

10,473

22,663

234

2,485

25,382

4,202

0

29,584

Nov-05

57,370

0

265

57,635

22,737

412

3,288

26,437

3,398

0

29,835

Dec-05

53,499

0

378

53,877

22,523

345

2,778

25,646

3,612

0

29,258

Jan-06

50,321

0

283

50,604

22,010

276

2,289

24,575

5,162

0

29,737

Feb-06

51,829

0

185

52,014

22,563

295

3,371

26,229

5,233

0

31,462

Mar-06

57,942

0

437

58,379

22,570

356

4,041

26,967

5,194

0

32,161

Apr-06

55,426

0

1,303

56,729

22,178

275

3,291

25,744

5,185

0

30,929

May-06

50,392

0

696

51,088

22,181

387

4,208

26,776

5,186

0

31,962

Jun-06

42,361

0

386

42,747

21,882

279

2,535

24,696

5,182

0

29,878

Jul-06

51,702

0

190

51,892

21,708

245

2,690

24,643

5,179

0

29,822

Aug-06

47,582

0

347

47,929

21,773

324

3,520

25,617

5,183

0

30,800

Sep-06

78,782

445,000

202

523,984

21,417

265

2,673

24,355

5,259

694,964

724,578

TOTALS

607,387

445,000

4,964

1,057,351

266,205

3,693

37,169

307,067

57,975

694,964

1,060,006

  1. Reimbursements include collections from RMOs, fines, penalties, interest, and reimbursement of administrative expenses.
  2. Compensation includes monthly and retroactive benefit payments.
  3. Treatment expenditures include reimbursements to the United Mine Workers' Health and Retirement Funds.
  4. Includes expenses for DCMWC, Office of the Solicitor, Office of Administrative Law Judges, and Benefits Review Board.