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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)

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OWCP Administers disability compensation programs that provide benefits for certain workers or dependants who experience work-related injury or illness.
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Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC)

Black Lung Program Statistics

The Division of Coal Mine Workers’ Compensation frequently receives requests for program information.  Please note that the Department of Labor may not have statistics for direct comparisons between claims filed under Part B and Part C of the Black Lung Benefits Act.  Part B benefits were administered by the Social Security Administration until 1978, and SSA reports those expenditures on a calendar year basis, not the fiscal year (October – September) used by DOL.  Some of the most frequently requested statistics may be accessed on-line by following the links provided below. 

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