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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 308,747 206,195 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 119,030 87,023
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Dollars $11,377,527,572
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $4,772,028,629
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $16,149,556,201

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 122,871 unique individual workers.

Part B
Applications Filed 169,732 107,611
Final Decisions - Approved 83,485 53,654
Final Decisions - Denied 71,449 48,208
Final Decisions - Total 154,934 101,862
Compensation Paid - Payments 78,122 50,593
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $6,728,025,185

Part E
Applications Filed 139,015 98,584
Final Decisions - Approved 56,500 46,395
Final Decisions - Denied 67,669 44,570
Final Decisions - Total 124,169 90,965
Compensation Paid - Payments 40,908 36,430
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars 4,649,502,387

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 51,155
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 42,959
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,434
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 49,393
Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,762
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 11,906
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 22,485
Final Decision - Total 34,391
Part B Cancer Cases with Final Decision to Accept *2
Accepted DR Cases - Cases Paid 10,808
Accepted DR Cases - Individual Claims Paid 15,108
Accepted DR Cases - Amount Paid $1,599,326,535
Accepted SEC Cases - Cases Paid 27,096
Accepted SEC Cases - Individual Claims Paid 44,263
Accepted SEC Cases - Amount Paid $4,044,597,462
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Cases Paid 1,067
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Individual Claims Paid 1,241
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Amount Paid $160,125,000
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Cases Paid 38,971
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Individual Claims Paid 60,612
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Amount Paid $5,804,048,997

*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.