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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
  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 327,962 219,733 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 131,071 96,692
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Compensation Dollars Paid $12,875,739,693
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $7,034,378,249
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $19,910,117,942

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 130,839 unique individual workers.


Part B
  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 178,941 113,702
Final Decisions - Approved 89,439 57,815
Final Decisions - Denied 75,174 50,655
Final Decisions - Total 164,613 108,470
Compensation Paid - Payments 83,531 54,607
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $7,297,693,186

Part E
  CLAIMS CASES
Applications Filed 149,021 106,031
Final Decisions - Approved 63,664 52,191
Final Decisions - Denied 70,589 46,481
Final Decisions - Total 134,253 98,672
Compensation Paid - Payments 47,540 42,085
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $5,578,046,507

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics
  CASES
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 54,466
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 46,244
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,537
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 52,781
Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,685
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 12,608
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 24,245
Final Decision - Total 36,853
Part B Cancer Cases with Final Decision to Accept *2
Accepted DR Cases - Cases Paid 11,405
Accepted DR Cases - Individual Claims Paid 15,843
Accepted DR Cases - Amount Paid $1,685,030,999
Accepted SEC Cases - Cases Paid 29,124
Accepted SEC Cases - Individual Claims Paid 47,077
Accepted SEC Cases - Amount Paid $4,347,957,590
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Cases Paid 1,177
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Individual Claims Paid 1,351
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Amount Paid $176,625,000
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Cases Paid 41,706
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Individual Claims Paid 64,271
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Amount Paid $6,209,613,589

*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.

*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.

*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.