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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 326,345 218,589 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 130,142 95,940
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Compensation Dollars Paid $12,750,204,287
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $6,797,984,613
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $19,548,188,900

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 130,137 unique individual workers.

Part B
Applications Filed 178,236 113,223
Final Decisions - Approved 89,111 57,585
Final Decisions - Denied 74,885 50,470
Final Decisions - Total 163,996 108,055
Compensation Paid - Payments 83,243 54,384
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $7,266,154,831

Part E
Applications Filed 148,109 105,366
Final Decisions - Approved 63,095 51,741
Final Decisions - Denied 70,424 46,374
Final Decisions - Total 133,519 98,115
Compensation Paid - Payments 46,899 41,556
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $5,484,049,456

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 54,239
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 46,310
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,558
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 52,868
Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,371
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 12,584
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 24,177
Final Decision - Total 36,761
Part B Cancer Cases with Final Decision to Accept *2
Accepted DR Cases - Cases Paid 11,375
Accepted DR Cases - Individual Claims Paid 15,806
Accepted DR Cases - Amount Paid $1,680,405,999
Accepted SEC Cases - Cases Paid 29,012
Accepted SEC Cases - Individual Claims Paid 46,933
Accepted SEC Cases - Amount Paid $4,331,266,162
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Cases Paid 1,173
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Individual Claims Paid 1,347
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Amount Paid $176,025,000
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Cases Paid 41,560
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Individual Claims Paid 64,086
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Amount Paid $6,187,697,161

*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.