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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 338,075 227,226 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 136,826 101,567
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Compensation Dollars Paid $13,657,758,154
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $8,442,180,476
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $22,099,938,630

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 135,442 unique individual workers.

Part B
Applications Filed 183,329 116,778
Final Decisions - Approved 91,845 59,615
Final Decisions - Denied 76,222 51,281
Final Decisions - Total 168,067 110,896
Compensation Paid - Payments 85,688 56,343
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $7,540,164,903

Part E
Applications Filed 154,746 110,448
Final Decisions - Approved 67,842 55,760
Final Decisions - Denied 70,961 46,367
Final Decisions - Total 138,803 102,127
Compensation Paid - Payments 51,138 45,224
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $6,117,593,251

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 56,048
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 47,571
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,781
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 54,352
Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,696
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 12,841
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 24,732
Final Decision - Total 37,573
Part B Cancer Cases with Final Decision to Accept *2
Accepted DR Cases - Cases Paid 11,574
Accepted DR Cases - Individual Claims Paid 16,042
Accepted DR Cases - Amount Paid $1,708,790,642
Accepted SEC Cases - Cases Paid 30,028
Accepted SEC Cases - Individual Claims Paid 48,264
Accepted SEC Cases - Amount Paid $4,482,576,212
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Cases Paid 1,231
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Individual Claims Paid 1,416
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Amount Paid $184,725,000
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Cases Paid 42,833
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Individual Claims Paid 65,722
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Amount Paid $6,376,091,854

*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.