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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 320,520 214,650 *
Total Compensation Paid - Payments 126,157 92,686
Combined Part B and E Dollar Amounts
Total Compensation Dollars Paid $12,231,970,907
Total Medical Bills Paid - Total Dollars $5,973,228,340
Total Compensation + Medical Bills Paid $18,205,199,247

* The above numbers of applications filed represent 127,760 unique individual workers.

Part B
Applications Filed 175,579 111,521
Final Decisions - Approved 87,395 56,375
Final Decisions - Denied 73,598 49,598
Final Decisions - Total 160,993 105,973
Compensation Paid - Payments 81,647 53,185
Part B Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $7,095,120,428

Part E
Applications Filed 144,941 103,129
Final Decisions - Approved 60,636 49,779
Final Decisions - Denied 69,510 45,800
Final Decisions - Total 130,146 95,579
Compensation Paid - Payments 44,510 39,501
Part E Compensation Paid
Compensation Paid - Total Dollars $5,136,850,479

Part B Cancer Cases - NIOSH and SEC Statistics
Part B - Status and Location of NIOSH Referrals
Cases Referred to NIOSH for Dose Reconstruction (DR) 53,337
Cases Returned by NIOSH - With Dose Reconstruction (DR) 45,168
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Without Dose Reconstruction (DR) *1 6,484
Cases Returned by NIOSH - Total 51,652
Cases Currently at NIOSH 1,685
Part B - Cases with Dose Reconstruction (DR) and Final Decision
Final Decision to Accept and Probability of Causation (POC) 50% or Greater 12,346
Final Decision to Deny and POC Less Than 50% 23,464
Final Decision - Total 35,810
Part B Cancer Cases with Final Decision to Accept *2
Accepted DR Cases - Cases Paid 11,172
Accepted DR Cases - Individual Claims Paid 15,571
Accepted DR Cases - Amount Paid $1,651,318,499
Accepted SEC Cases - Cases Paid 28,477
Accepted SEC Cases - Individual Claims Paid 46,195
Accepted SEC Cases - Amount Paid $4,250,991,162
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Cases Paid 1,134
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Individual Claims Paid 1,308
Cases Accepted Based on SEC Status and POC 50% or Greater *3 - Amount Paid $170,175,000
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Cases Paid 40,783
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Individual Claims Paid 63,074
TOTALS: All Accepted SEC, DR Cases, and Combined - Amount Paid $6,072,484,661

*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.