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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 34,914 23,056 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 15,040 10,821
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Dollars $1,562,561,035
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $720,628,803
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $2,283,189,838

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 13,112 unique individual workers.

Part B
Applications Filed 18,822 11,234
Final Decisions - Approved 10,242 6,325
Final Decisions - Denied 6,894 4,312
Final Decisions - Total 17,136 10,637
Compensation Paid - Payments 9,519 5,977
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $890,844,150

Part E
Applications Filed 16,092 11,822
Final Decisions - Approved 7,330 6,116
Final Decisions - Denied 6,733 4,727
Final Decisions - Total 14,063 10,843
Compensation Paid - Payments 5,521 4,844
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $671,716,885

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH Statistics
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 7,134
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 5,952
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 975
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 6,927
Cases Currently at NIOSH 207
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 1,624
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Cases Paid 1,622
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Individual Claims Paid 2,280
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Amount Paid $242,642,662
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 2,891
Final Decision - Total 4,515

*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.