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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 255,502 170,336*
     
Total Compensation Paid

Payments

93,041 67,701

Total Dollars

$8,502,206,403
Total Medical Bills Paid

Total Dollars

$1,858,956,994
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $10,361,163,397

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 101,166 unique individual workers.


Part B

  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 141,259 90,177
     
  Final Decisions    
Approved 67,635 43,449
     Denied 59,292 40,969

Total

126,927 84,418
     
  Compensation Paid    

Payments

63,530 40,640

Total Dollars

$5,317,965,578
 

Part E

  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 114,243 80,159
     
  Final Decisions    
Approved 43,681 36,541
     Denied 56,776 36,376

Total

100,457 72,917
     
  Compensation Paid    

Payments

29,511 27,061

Total Dollars

$3,184,240,825
 

 


Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics

Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
       
  Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 41,733
       
    Cases Returned by NIOSH
            With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 33,936
            Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 5,868
   

Total

39,804
     
    Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,929
 
*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 9,689
   
 
  Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 17,696
   

Total

27,385

 

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 8,950
    Individual Claims Paid 12,665
    Amount Paid $1,331,029,535
       
  Accepted SEC Cases
    Cases Paid 20,728
    Individual Claims Paid 34,458
    Amount Paid $3,093,580,331
       
  Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3    
    Cases Paid 696
    Individual Claims Paid 835
    Amount Paid $104,325,000
       
*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 30,374
    Individual Claims Paid 47,958
    Total Amount Paid $4,528,934,866