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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 15,715 10,718 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 6,339 4,863
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Dollars $665,592,912
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $390,131,153
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $1,055,724,065

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 6,051 unique individual workers.

Part B
Applications Filed 7,733 4,992
Final Decisions - Approved 4,031 2,687
Final Decisions - Denied 2,864 2,030
Final Decisions - Total 6,895 4,717
Compensation Paid - Payments 3,607 2,423
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $362,847,964

Part E
Applications Filed 7,982 5,726
Final Decisions - Approved 3,641 3,053
Final Decisions - Denied 3,548 2,310
Final Decisions - Total 7,189 5,363
Compensation Paid - Payments 2,732 2,440
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $302,744,948

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH Statistics
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 3,469
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 3,039
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 305
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 3,344
Cases Currently at NIOSH 125
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 972
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Cases Paid 966
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Individual Claims Paid 1,348
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Amount Paid $144,625,000
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 1,465
Final Decision - Total 2,437

*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.