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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.


SOUTH CAROLINA
Data as of
Statistical data updated weekly on Mondays

Combined Part B and E Summary
  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 17,328 13,322 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 5,465 4,584
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Dollars $609,424,449
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $305,416,600
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $914,841,049

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 7,625 unique individual workers.


Part B
  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 8,312 6,139
Final Decisions - Approved 3,439 2,647
Final Decisions - Denied 3,935 3,012
Final Decisions - Total 7,374 5,659
Compensation Paid - Payments 3,123 2,474
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $335,836,796

Part E
  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 9,016 7,183
Final Decisions - Approved 3,192 2,726
Final Decisions - Denied 4,826 3,818
Final Decisions - Total 8,018 6,544
Compensation Paid - Payments 2,342 2,110
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $273,587,653

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH Statistics
  CASES
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 4,380
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 4,047
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 188
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 4,235
Cases Currently at NIOSH 145
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 1,386
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Cases Paid 1,383
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Individual Claims Paid 1,798
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater - Amount Paid $207,310,000
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 1,963
Final Decision - Total 3,349

*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.