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EEOICP Program Statistics


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.

Data as of

Statistical data updated weekly on Mondays

Combined Part B and E Summary
Applications Filed 261,687 174,353*
Total Compensation Paid


96,001 69,877

Total Dollars

Total Medical Bills Paid

Total Dollars

Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $10,860,915,057

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 103,651 unique individual workers.

Part B

Applications Filed 144,753 92,210
  Final Decisions    
Approved 69,530 44,666
     Denied 60,565 41,694


130,095 86,360
  Compensation Paid    


65,400 41,878

Total Dollars


Part E

Applications Filed 116,934 82,143
  Final Decisions    
Approved 45,024 37,602
     Denied 57,913 37,184


102,937 74,786
  Compensation Paid    


30,601 27,999

Total Dollars



Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics

Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
  Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 42,643
    Cases Returned by NIOSH
            With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 34,734
            Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 5,906


    Cases Currently at NIOSH 2,003
*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 9,904
  Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 18,106




Part B Cancer Cases with Final Decision to Accept*2
*2 Accepted Part B Cancer cases are defined as either a NIOSH or SEC approval; additional medical conditions could also be included within the Final Decision.
  Accepted DR Cases    
    Cases Paid 9,139
    Individual Claims Paid 12,914
    Amount Paid $1,358,441,681
  Accepted SEC Cases
    Cases Paid 21,606
    Individual Claims Paid 35,825
    Amount Paid $3,224,880,732
  Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3    
    Cases Paid 732
    Individual Claims Paid 873
    Amount Paid $109,875,000
*3 For these cases at least one specified cancer was approved based on SEC employment and at least one other cancer was approved based on the DR process resulting in a POC of 50% or greater.
  TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined  
    Cases Paid 31,477
    Individual Claims Paid 49,612
    Total Amount Paid $4,693,197,413