The Claims Review Section's primary function is processing the Application for Resolution of: Injury, Occupational Disease, Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis (CWP) or Hearing Loss claims. The Claims Review Section focuses on routing and preparation involved in the processing of an Application for Resolution filing. This section reviews the claim for required elements, assembles the file, enters claim information such as parties and addresses into the Department's database, assigns a claim number, and researches insurance coverage through the Department's insurance database. In fiscal year 2013-2014, there were 4,875 new claims filed including 3,716 Applications for Resolution of Injury (Form 101), 627 Occupational Disease (Form 102 and Form 102 CWP), and 532 Hearing Loss (Form 103). Of the 627 Occupational Disease applications, 586 were Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis applications.
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