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EEOICP Program Statistics

Highlights

Last year, the DEEOIC deployed a new case management system for use by our claims staff. The new system is constructed differently than the previous system, and we determined that it was appropriate to re-examine our statistics and how they are displayed on the web site. For the past several months, we have been working on reconstructing the site and the statistics. Therefore, viewers may notice some differences in the web statistics.

The separate category for the non-covered applications has been removed and those counts are now included in the Final Decision counts. Although the number of posted denials appears to increase, there is not an increase in total numbers. Denials are being shown under a single category instead of being split into two separate counts.

In the past, on our state-by-state pages, medical bill payments were attributed to each state in which any claimant (including multiple survivors) on the case resided, resulting in an overstatement of the amount of medical bill payments in a given state. Medical bill payments are now being attributed to the state in which the employee resides. Although the National page total was not affected by this change, the current state medical totals will show a reduction from previously-reported amounts.

A list of definitions for the terms used on the EEOICP Program Statistics web pages is available here.


MONTANA
Data as of

Statistical data updated weekly on Mondays


Combined Part B and E Summary
CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 641 546*
     
Total Compensation Paid

Payments

239 217

Total Dollars

$20,328,392
Total Medical Bills Paid

Total Dollars

$3,382,442
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $23,710,834

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 320 unique individual workers.


Part B

  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 346 292
       
  Final Decisions    
Approved 171 152
     Denied 136 105

Total

307 257
     
  Compensation Paid    

Payments

164 146

Total Dollars

$11,508,367


 


Part E

  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 295 254
       
  Final Decisions    
Approved 113 102
     Denied 143 108

Total

256 210
     
  Compensation Paid    

Payments

75 71

Total Dollars

$8,820,025


 

 


Part B Cases - NIOSH Statistics

Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
       
  Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 141
       
    Cases Returned by NIOSH
            With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 111
            Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 23
   

Total

134
     
    Cases Currently at NIOSH 7
 
*1 Most cases without a DR are cases withdrawn from NIOSH for DOL review and approval based on a new SEC designation. Other reasons for withdrawal include administrative closure, death of claimant.
       
       
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
       
  Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater
    28
    Cases Paid 28
    Individual Claims Paid 67
    Amount Paid $4,100,000
 
  Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 62
   

Total

90