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Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC)

Black Lung Program Statistics

Distribution of Part C TF Black Lung Claims and Disbursements, by State
FY 2011


State

Total Received 1

MBO 2

Claims In Payment 3

Dollars Paid (rounded) 4

Alabama

35,227

21

629

$5,331,000

Alaska

153

0

7

$59,000

Arizona

2,179

2

91

$771,000

Arkansas

3,860

1

113

$958,000

California

6,505

3

146

$1,237,000

Colorado

7,126

4

274

$2,322,000

Connecticut

1,006

0

39

$331,000

Delaware

789

1

41

$347,000

D.C.

287

0

9

$76,000

Florida

12,043

26

526

$4,458,000

Georgia

1,707

2

122

$1,034,000

Hawaii

16

0

0

$0

Idaho

253

0

11

$93,000

Illinois

32,109

14

718

$6,086,000

Indiana

18,272

16

519

$4,399,000

Iowa

5,158

1

130

$1,102,000

Kansas

2,186

1

32

$271,000

Kentucky

98,248

388

4,019

$34,066,000

Louisiana

357

0

10

$85,000

Maine

45

0

1

$8,000

Maryland

6,722

11

218

$1,848,000

Massachusetts

245

0

13

$110,000

Michigan

10,549

8

250

$2,119,000

Minnesota

147

0

4

$36,000

Mississippi

371

1

16

$136,000

Missouri

4,670

0

106

$898,000

Montana

861

2

22

$186,000

Nebraska

130

0

2

$16,000

Nevada

443

1

29

$246,000

New Hampshire

27

0

3

$24,000

New Jersey

4,320

4

171

$1,449,000

New Mexico

2,461

1

73

$619,000

New York

4,047

0

124

$1,051,000

North Carolina

3,699

13

271

$2,297,000

North Dakota

160

0

3

$24,000

Ohio

54,675

39

1,755

$14,875,000

Oklahoma

3,809

4

87

$737,000

Oregon

629

0

15

$127,000

Pennsylvania

138,545

244

6,607

$56,000,000

Rhode Island

40

0

2

$16,000

South Carolina

998

3

99

$839,000

South Dakota

54

0

4

$36,000

Tennessee

22,026

59

783

$6,637,000

Texas

1,770

4

75

$636,000

Utah

4,256

6

173

$1,466,000

Vermont

50

0

3

$24,000

Virginia  

46,529

240

2,796

$23,698,000

Washington

1,593

2

38

$322,000

West Virginia

117,321

375

5,529

$46,865,000

Wisconsin

457

0

16

$136,000

Wyoming

2,667

0

98

$831,000

All Other

452

1

7

$59,000

TOTAL

662,249

1,498

26,829

$227,397,000

 

1 All filings since July 1, 1973, including terminated and nonapproved claims

2 Active MBO claims as of 09/30/2011

3 Active claims in pay status, excluding MBO's, as of 09/30/2011

4 Disbursements of income and medical benefits for all claims, including claims paid by the Trust Fund and claims in interim pay status.

Source: US Department of Labor
Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation