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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 334,538 224,539 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 134,812 99,880
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Compensation Dollars Paid $13,389,447,982
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $7,969,928,688
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $21,359,376,670

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 133,747 unique individual workers.

Part B
Applications Filed 181,854 115,710
Final Decisions - Approved 90,931 58,932
Final Decisions - Denied 75,715 50,941
Final Decisions - Total 166,646 109,873
Compensation Paid - Payments 84,881 55,698
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $7,452,371,063

Part E
Applications Filed 152,684 108,829
Final Decisions - Approved 66,355 54,492
Final Decisions - Denied 70,707 46,294
Final Decisions - Total 137,062 100,786
Compensation Paid - Payments 49,931 44,182
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $5,937,076,919

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 55,483
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 47,061
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,738
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 53,799
Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,684
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 12,744
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 24,468
Final Decision - Total 37,212
Part B Cancer Cases with Final Decision to Accept *2
Accepted DR Cases - Cases Paid 11,499
Accepted DR Cases - Individual Claims Paid 15,951
Accepted DR Cases - Amount Paid $1,697,910,999
Accepted SEC Cases - Cases Paid 29,693
Accepted SEC Cases - Individual Claims Paid 47,823
Accepted SEC Cases - Amount Paid $4,433,078,087
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Cases Paid 1,211
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Individual Claims Paid 1,396
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Amount Paid $181,725,000
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Cases Paid 42,403
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Individual Claims Paid 65,170
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Amount Paid $6,312,714,086

*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.