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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)

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.


Data as of

Statistical data updated weekly on Mondays


Combined Part B and E Summary
CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 282,774 188,486*
     
Total Compensation Paid

Payments

105,931 76,998

Total Dollars

$9,834,375,104
Total Medical Bills Paid

Total Dollars

$2,963,877,269
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $12,798,252,373

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 112,309 unique individual workers.


Part B

  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 156,294 99,140
     
  Final Decisions    
Approved 75,883 48,581
     Denied 65,641 44,625

Total

141,524 93,206
     
  Compensation Paid    

Payments

71,243 45,679

Total Dollars

$6,028,537,128
 

Part E

  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 126,480 89,346
     
  Final Decisions    
Approved 49,498 40,967
     Denied 62,264 40,542

Total

111,762 81,509
     
  Compensation Paid    

Payments

34,688 31,319

Total Dollars

$3,805,837,976
 

 


Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics

Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
       
  Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 46,428
       
    Cases Returned by NIOSH
            With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 38,331
            Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,153
   

Total

44,484
     
    Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,944
 
*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.
       
       
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
       
  Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 10,808
   
 
  Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 19,993
   

Total

30,801

 

Part B Cancer Cases with Final Decision to Accept*2
       
*2 Accepted Part B Cancer cases are defined as either a NIOSH or SEC approval; additional medical conditions could also be included within the Final Decision.
       
  Accepted DR Cases    
    Cases Paid 9,881
    Individual Claims Paid 13,905
    Amount Paid $1,465,379,181
       
  Accepted SEC Cases
    Cases Paid 24,091
    Individual Claims Paid 39,848
    Amount Paid $3,596,205,628
       
  Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3    
    Cases Paid 893
    Individual Claims Paid 1,048
    Amount Paid $133,950,000
       
*3 For these cases at least one specified cancer was approved based on SEC employment and at least one other cancer was approved based on the DR process resulting in a POC of 50% or greater.
       
  TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined  
    Cases Paid 34,865
    Individual Claims Paid 54,801
    Total Amount Paid $5,195,534,809