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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.


Data as of

Statistical data updated weekly on Mondays


Combined Part B and E Summary
CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 267,852 178,339*
     
Total Compensation Paid

Payments

99,183 72,159

Total Dollars

$9,121,450,856
Total Medical Bills Paid

Total Dollars

$2,301,275,988
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $11,422,726,844

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 106,134 unique individual workers.


Part B

  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 148,180 94,180
     
  Final Decisions    
Approved 71,563 45,915
     Denied 62,238 42,604

Total

133,801 88,519
     
  Compensation Paid    

Payments

67,296 43,086

Total Dollars

$5,663,386,875
 

Part E

  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 119,672 84,159
     
  Final Decisions    
Approved 46,421 38,652
     Denied 59,253 38,195

Total

105,674 76,847
     
  Compensation Paid    

Payments

31,887 29,073

Total Dollars

$3,458,063,981
 

 


Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics

Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
       
  Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 43,771
       
    Cases Returned by NIOSH
            With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 35,683
            Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 5,951
   

Total

41,634
     
    Cases Currently at NIOSH 2,137
 
*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 10,146
   
 
  Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 18,666
   

Total

28,812

 

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 9,339
    Individual Claims Paid 13,159
    Amount Paid $1,387,329,181
       
  Accepted SEC Cases
    Cases Paid 22,427
    Individual Claims Paid 37,229
    Amount Paid $3,347,874,958
       
  Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3    
    Cases Paid 777
    Individual Claims Paid 923
    Amount Paid $116,625,000
       
*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 32,543
    Individual Claims Paid 51,311
    Total Amount Paid $4,851,829,139