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Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation (DEEOIC)

EEOICP Program Statistic Definitions

 

Term

Definitions

Case

The total number cited for cases represents employees (living or deceased) whose employment and illness are the basis for the claim, these numbers include combined Part B and E applications.

Claim

The total number cited for Claim Filed Applications represents each employee or survivor who filed for benefits. There can be multiple claims for a case.

Compensation

Compensation includes Wage Loss, Impairment and Part B and E lump sum payments. Both Employee and Survivor benefits are included in this number.

Final Decisions

After the issuance of a Recommended Decision, the Claim is sent to FAB (Final Adjudication Branch) to either Accept or Deny the RD. FAB makes a decision on each individual component contained in the RD. FAB can accept all of the components, deny all of the components or a combination of both.

Medical bills

The total amount paid for employee medical care.

NIOSH

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) performs dose reconstruction(DR) to determine the probability that a worker’s cancer was “at least as like as not” caused by his or her occupational exposure to ionizing radiation during employment at a covered facility.

SEC

An employee who has been determined to be a member of SEC (Special Exposure Cohort) is not required to undergo NIOSH Dose Reconstruction.

Unique Individual Worker

The “unique individual worker” count represents each employee upon which benefits are based, regardless of the number of applications filed.