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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.


MINNESOTA
Data as of
Statistical data updated weekly on Mondays

Combined Part B and E Summary
  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 464 392 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 200 167
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Dollars $16,135,931
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $1,104,824
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $17,240,755

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 247 unique individual workers.


Part B
  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 280 233
Final Decisions - Approved 154 127
Final Decisions - Denied 106 81
Final Decisions - Total 260 208
Compensation Paid - Payments 146 123
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $9,988,831

Part E
  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 184 159
Final Decisions - Approved 87 72
Final Decisions - Denied 74 56
Final Decisions - Total 161 128
Compensation Paid - Payments 54 44
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $6,147,100

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH Statistics
  CASES
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 115
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 90
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 22
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 112
Cases Currently at NIOSH 3
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 27
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Cases Paid 27
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Individual Claims Paid 103
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Amount Paid $3,987,500
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 46
Final Decision - Total 73

*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.