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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 304,832 203,467*
Total Compensation Paid


117,074 85,493

Total Dollars

Total Medical Bills Paid

Total Dollars

Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $15,580,550,790

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 121,274 unique individual workers.

Part B

Applications Filed 167,770 106,333
  Final Decisions    
Approved 82,411 52,942
     Denied 70,519 47,617


152,930 100,559
  Compensation Paid    


77,180 49,918

Total Dollars


Part E

Applications Filed 137,062 97,134
  Final Decisions    
Approved 55,436 45,579
     Denied 66,814 43,914


122,250 89,493
  Compensation Paid    


39,894 35,575

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) 50,430
    Cases Returned by NIOSH
            With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 42,304
            Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,394


    Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,732
*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 11,776
  Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 22,074




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 10,689
    Individual Claims Paid 14,945
    Amount Paid $1,581,446,713
  Accepted SEC Cases
    Cases Paid 26,691
    Individual Claims Paid 43,681
    Amount Paid $3,984,299,784
  Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3    
    Cases Paid 1,054
    Individual Claims Paid 1,228
    Amount Paid $158,175,000
*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 38,434
    Individual Claims Paid 59,854
    Total Amount Paid $5,723,921,497