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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)

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 283,863 189,235*
Total Compensation Paid


106,422 77,347

Total Dollars

Total Medical Bills Paid

Total Dollars

Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $12,923,541,754

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 112,769 unique individual workers.

Part B

Applications Filed 156,875 99,512
  Final Decisions    
Approved 76,217 48,794
     Denied 65,846 44,739


142,063 93,533
  Compensation Paid    


71,523 45,869

Total Dollars


Part E

Applications Filed 126,988 89,723
  Final Decisions    
Approved 49,778 41,170
     Denied 62,459 40,684


112,237 81,854
  Compensation Paid    


34,899 31,478

Total Dollars



Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics

Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
  Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 46,612
    Cases Returned by NIOSH
            With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 38,521
            Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,155


    Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,936
*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 10,850
  Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 20,075




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 9,913
    Individual Claims Paid 13,944
    Amount Paid $1,470,188,109
  Accepted SEC Cases
    Cases Paid 24,219
    Individual Claims Paid 40,047
    Amount Paid $3,615,514,556
  Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3    
    Cases Paid 895
    Individual Claims Paid 1,051
    Amount Paid $134,287,500
*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 35,027
    Individual Claims Paid 55,042
    Total Amount Paid $5,219,990,165