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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 316,844 212,008 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 123,604 90,560
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Compensation Dollars Paid $11,919,644,816
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $5,538,042,093
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $17,457,686,909

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 126,205 unique individual workers.

Part B
Applications Filed 173,814 110,339
Final Decisions - Approved 86,092 55,429
Final Decisions - Denied 72,807 49,061
Final Decisions - Total 158,899 104,490
Compensation Paid - Payments 80,471 52,260
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $6,962,286,817

Part E
Applications Filed 143,030 101,669
Final Decisions - Approved 59,150 48,526
Final Decisions - Denied 68,842 45,341
Final Decisions - Total 127,992 93,867
Compensation Paid - Payments 43,133 38,300
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $4,957,357,999

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 52,601
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 44,357
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,480
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 50,837
Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,764
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 12,189
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 23,087
Final Decision - Total 35,276
Part B Cancer Cases with Final Decision to Accept *2
Accepted DR Cases - Cases Paid 11,043
Accepted DR Cases - Individual Claims Paid 15,426
Accepted DR Cases - Amount Paid $1,632,505,999
Accepted SEC Cases - Cases Paid 27,988
Accepted SEC Cases - Individual Claims Paid 45,542
Accepted SEC Cases - Amount Paid $4,178,389,912
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Cases Paid 1,115
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Individual Claims Paid 1,289
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Amount Paid $167,325,000
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Cases Paid 40,146
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Individual Claims Paid 62,257
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Amount Paid $5,978,220,911

*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.