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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 31,276 20,355 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 13,162 9,266
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Dollars $1,310,657,966
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $331,577,643
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $1,642,235,609

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 11,616 unique individual workers.

Part B
Applications Filed 17,079 9,981
Final Decisions - Approved 9,333 5,661
Final Decisions - Denied 6,128 3,726
Final Decisions - Total 15,461 9,387
Compensation Paid - Payments 8,715 5,334
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $795,065,400

Part E
Applications Filed 14,197 10,374
Final Decisions - Approved 6,186 5,198
Final Decisions - Denied 6,078 4,220
Final Decisions - Total 12,264 9,418
Compensation Paid - Payments 4,447 3,932
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $515,592,566

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH Statistics
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 6,344
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 5,198
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 922
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 6,120
Cases Currently at NIOSH 224
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 1,483
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Cases Paid 1,481
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Individual Claims Paid 2,121
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Amount Paid $221,542,662
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 2,419
Final Decision - Total 3,902

*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.